Missouri Archaeology Month
is in September. For more information, call (417) 836-3773, or visit the Missouri Archaeological Society's Web site at: http://associations.missouristate.edu/mas/.
The Museum of Art and Archaeology is the art museum of the University of Missouri-Columbia. It houses a variety of original works of art and artifacts and hosts several special exhibits every month. For more information, visit: http://maa.missouri.edu
Jesse James Historic Home’s Museum features artifacts from the infamous Jesse James and his family. There are artifacts from the exhumation of Jesse James, when it was proven to 99.7% accuracy that the body belonged to James. For more information visit: http://www.ci.st-joseph.mo.us/history/jameshome.cfm.
St. Joseph Historical Museum features four museums in one location: the St. Joseph Museum, which includes a large collection of Native American artifacts, The Gore Psychiatric Museum, the St. Joseph Black Archives Museum and the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion. For more information visit: http://www.stjosephmuseum.org/ or call 1-800-530-8866.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museumincludes writings, manuscripts and exhibits of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Visit http://lauraingallswilderhome.com/.
Mastodon State Historic Site sponsors Archaeology Day, featuring demonstrations of traditional Native American skills, such as flint-knapping, fire starting, and fabrication of cordage, bone, and shell objects. Kids may also participate in spear-throwing, corn-grinding, and rock-painting activities. For more information, visit its Web site at:
http://mostateparks.com/ or call (800) 334-6946.
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