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“Better things to see in town” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Military Heritage Museum

National Military Heritage Museum
Ranked #22 of 42 things to do in Saint Joseph
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Better things to see in town”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

Pretty disappointed in the lack of organization and how dirty it was. Looks like some of the lower-class military surplus stores in the backwoods. People staffing the place seemed to not care about much other than collecting admission, and knew little about any of the items on display, Other museums in town are much more professional.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Grain Valley, Missouri
Level Contributor
30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great military history in St. Joe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Great place for the military buffs in your family. Staff is very knowledgeable, and the displays are very nice

Visited October 2012
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Fort Worth
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Military Museum is great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

Loved the artifacts. Please help keep this museum open by donating when you visit. Would have to see all this go to waste if it closes.

Visited June 2013
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St. Joseph, MO
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Not Ready for the Public”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

The NMHM is a hoarders hobby place. Mr. Frank Flesher passed away and left some beautiful old buildings in decay; clutter beyond imagination and questionable funding in support of this sacred trust. I would check with the St. Joseph Visitor's Bureau to see when you can visit, because as it stands, this place is a fire, health and building code hazard. Windows and doors are blocked or permanently sealed. Asbestos is in the walls and plumbing. The water and sewer systems are either blocked or rusting. The aircraft were in good shape once, but now are in decline. The financial support is questionable and the museum staff interested in reminising than improving decaying displays. Don't waste your time or money until these issues are solved.

Visited May 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A must for anyone interested in military history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2012

The museum has a lot of displays, and are constantly adding new displays and my personal favorite thing is they have 2 huey helicopters. Good place to go with children to.

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