Pony Express National Museum

914 Penn St.
St. Joseph, MO 64503- Map It
(816) 279-5059

AAA Editor Notes

Pony Express National Museum is at 914 Penn St. This was the original site of the business venture that developed from the War Department's demand for speedy communications with California. Riders routinely made the 1,966-mile trip between St. Joseph and Sacramento, Calif., in 10 days. The museum houses exhibits about the creation, operation and demise of the Pony Express.
$6; $5 (ages 60+); $3 (ages 7-18).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-4, Mar.-Nov.; Mon.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. 11-4, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and Dec. 31.