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Glore Psychiatric Museum, Saint Joseph

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The Glore Psychiatric Museum is part of a complex of St. Joseph, Missouri, museums, along with the Black Archives Museum, the St. Joseph Museum, and the American Indian and History Galleries. The Glore exhibits feature the 130-year history of the adjacent state mental hospital, and illustrate the history of mental health treatment through the ages. It has been called one of the fifty most unusual museums in the United States.
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  • Thought the topic looked interesting. It was! We learned so many things. Mental health is still such a mystery even in our day. This museum goes through the many ways folks have been dealt with... 
    Thought the topic looked interesting. It was! We learned so many things. Mental health is still such a mystery even in our day. This museum goes through the many ways folks have been dealt with...  more »
  • Check it out. Not necessarily the cheeriest of subjects, but VERY interesting! Exhibits are laid out well and clearly explained. 
    Check it out. Not necessarily the cheeriest of subjects, but VERY interesting! Exhibits are laid out well and clearly explained.  more »
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  • Scary yet soooo informational
  • Very interesting museum. Nice helpful staff. I'm thankful mental health treatment has come as far as it has. I especially loved the artwork displayed that patients made.

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