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Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum


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Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum Founded in 1931, this museum boasts one of the world's most exceptional collections of lead and zinc ore dating back to Joplins mining days as well as a quality collection of mining tools and equipment.

Under one roof you will find outstanding mineral exhibits including a replica of an upper middle class family's home in the late 1800s.


Admission: Free Admission, Donations appreciated.
Hours: Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9am to 4pm; Sunday, 1 to 4pm
Call for holiday hours.
Address: Schifferdecker Park, 4th St. and Schifferdecker Ave.
Phone: (417) 623-2341
Open Year Round.

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Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum

Founded in 1931, this museum boasts one of the world's most exceptional collections of lead and zinc ore dating back to Joplins mining days as well as a quality collection of mining tools and equipment.

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