Family Day

Each President's Day, the Pony Express Museum hosts Family Day. This is a free event open to all ages. Family Day gives visitors the opportunity to step back into the 1860s and experience what it was like to be a Pony Express rider. Crafts and activities take place in the Community Room. Guided tours are offered of the museum, with many of the tour guides portraying historical characters of St. Joseph's past. School marms will also be presenting in the Pony School. Visitors will touch on 1860s history. and what a day at school was like for children of that time period. 

Join us for Family Day in 2021!

February 15, 2021

10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Admission is free.

Hours of Operation

Regular Business Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm


Winter Business Hours
(November 1 thru March 1)
Monday - Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm


Admission Rates

Seniors (65 and over)
Students (7-17)
Children (4-6)
Children (under 4)

Member and Patrons

Tour group price available
Community Rooms available for rent



Contact Us

Cindy Daffron, Executive Director


914 Penn Street

St. Joseph, MO 64503

Phone: 816-279-5059 or 800-530-5930 
Fax: 816-233-9370

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