Motter Mansion - built 1890. 

Built by Joshua Motter of the Toothe, Wheeler, and Motter Mercantile Company.  The Mansion burnt down in the 1990s and now only the carriage house remains.

Exterior  / History

The Dome - built 1899. 

The First Church of Christ Scientist building is known to be the most expensive church ever built in St. Joseph, costing more than $130,000 to build.

Exterior and Interior Photos / History

Currently a Venue - Click Link for Booking

The Vineyard Mansion- built 1890

​Designed by the Architectural firm of Eckel & Mann, this Romanesque Revival mansion was home to B. R. Vineyard. 

Currently a Bed & Breakfast- Click Link for Booking 

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Corby Mansion - built 1860 and 1882. 

Home built by Colonel Joseph Corby in 1882.  The rear two story Italianate Style home was built in 1860 and in 1882 a Second Empire three story addition was added.

Exterior Interior Photos / Video Tours / History

Henry Hansen House - built 1895. 

This Queen Anne syle home was built as a single residence for Henry M. Hansen, secretary of Hansen Coal and Ice Company.

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Wyeth-Tootle Mansion - built 1879. 

Designed by E.J. Eckel and built by  William and Eliza Wyeth in 1879.   This Majestic Structure was inspired by the castles on the Rhine River  in Germany.

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The Nunning House - built 1887. 

Beautiful mansion in the Queen Anne Victorian Style of Architecture. The home is of historical importance for its original owner (August Nunning) and his ties to Missouri's Brewery history.

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The Horton House- built 1859 

Built by carpenter John Sheehan, this is one of the oldest wooden frame houses in St. Joseph. In 1864, Edwin R. Horton, a clerk and freight agent for the St. Jospeh & W. Railroad purchased the home. 

Museum Hill


Museum Hill Architecture

Below is a list of the rare homes in Museum Hill.  Click on the home to see interior photos, its history, renovations, video tours, and much more.  Take a walk through Architectural History.

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Edward Hamilton House - built 1851. 

Home of Edward Hamilton & his family.  First built in an octagonal shape circa 1851, it was modified to a Second Empire design circa 1876.  Craftsman style sun  rooms were added circa 1912. 

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