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Robidoux Row Museum

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Early apartment living

A very interesting concept in early st joe living. An apartment house, a place to stay while... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Shirley L
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Huge Diamond in the Rough!

All 3 in our party agreed that the Robidoux Row Museum tour was by far the most informative and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
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The Robidoux Row Museum shows the early history of the city of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Including Joseph Robidoux's Family and belongings.
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Third and Poulin, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-4257
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

A very interesting concept in early st joe living. An apartment house, a place to stay while wintering over or waiting for the wagon train, I believe it was divided into eight small apartments with a heated common room in the middle. By today’s standards...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shirley L
Reviewed 14 June 2018

All 3 in our party agreed that the Robidoux Row Museum tour was by far the most informative and in-depth tour we have experienced. Nancy Wilkes, the Museum Coordinator, has a vibrant personality and possessed a wealth of knowledge to us as visitors. The tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

They have some interesting pieces here as well as providing a great deal of information on local history.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Semoman
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Robidoux Row is where the founder of St. Joseph lived and would rent rooms to people waiting to pass the river to Kansas or wait out the winter. It is worth checking out for sure.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Peter V
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We came across this museum by chance, but we were so glad we did. It's a beautiful row of old lodging houses which was saved from demolition. We were the only people visiting and had a personal tour given by one of the two people...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank EzzyA
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The museum was closed when I visited but I was able to see the homes in the area. Very beautiful, amazing dwellings! Alot of history in this area.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We did not go in the museum, but did look at all the houses in the vicinity....we really enjoyed the architecture and were in awe of the massive size of these dwellings--it was almost like every house was trying to outdo the next!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bevaWaterville_KS
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Robidoux Row provides some insights into life in St. Joseph when the city served as a busy hub for pioneers heading westward.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank williame975
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Fortunately, this structure was saved from the highway cutting through years ago. The museum now gives a very good look into the founder and early days of St. Joseph and the surrounding area. It has a good collection of artifacts and does not take too...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

While visiting St. Joseph we visited the Robidoux Row Museum and had the pleasure of the Executive Director giving us a guided tour. It was a very educational and informative look at the founding of the city of St. Joseph. The museum was chock full...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Another family member paid, but I believe it was no more than $5 per person. The tour was approximately 1-2 hours, but I'm sure one can shorten it or spend more time looking around if they so choose. There was so much... More
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