Joplin: Attractions and more...
Scale Models and local minerals of ‘lead-mining operations’ have been put on display over here. There is also space reserved for antique mining equipment.
This museum remains open between Tuesdays and Saturdays between 0900 and 1600 hrs; and on Sundays between 1300 and 1600 hrs. Mondays are observed as holidays.
Joplin Municipal Building
This municipal building has been home to huge-scale mural which had been completed in the year 1973 with regards to Centennial Celebration on the part of Joplin. Between 1896 and 1906, the title ‘Joplin’ was given to it. Such a monument was the last ‘signed work’ of Thomas Hart Benton.
Dorothea B Hoover Historical Museum
This museum primarily focuses on Victorian period. Various historic items pertaining to mining era of Joplin; inclusive of an extensive collection of dolls and ‘Circus room’, child’s playhouse, and American LeFrance fire engine (1927) have been put on display.
This museum remains open from Tuesdays to Saturdays between 1000 and 1700 hrs; and on Sundays between 1400 and 1700 hrs.
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