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Phone  +1 816-279-5059
Pony Express Museum
Address  914 Penn St, St Joseph, MO 64503, USA
Hours  Closed now Thursday9AM–4PMFriday9AM–4PMSaturday9AM–4PMSunday11AM–4PMMonday9AM–4PMTuesday9AM–4PMWednesday9AM–4PMSuggest an edit
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Pony express museum

The Pony Express Museum is a transport museum in Saint Joseph, Missouri, documenting the history of the Pony Express, the first fast mail line across the North American continent from the Missouri River to the Pacific coast. The museum is housed in a surviving portion of the Pikes Peak Stables, from which westward-bound Pony Express riders set out on their journey.

The Pony Express Museum is one of the most historically educational museums in the country in respect to the legendary mail service that ran from April, 3, 1860 to October 26, 1861. Between exhibits, a 7-part diorama, maps, an archeological dig and artifacts, the museum has entertained and educated visitors from all over the world. the museum just celebrated the 150th Sesquicentennial of the Pony Express on April 1–3, 2010 which drew over 10,000 people. The museum is located at 914 Penn Street, St. Joseph, Missouri. The museum recently produced a live action documentary titled Days of the Pony Express produced by Jim Conlon with Scout Films. The film was given a favorable review by Wild West Magazine.


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