Joplin, Missouri: Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Relics

The stuff that Bonnie and Clyde left behind when they fled their Joplin apartment in a hail of gunfire: a camera (with the developed photos, including some of the most iconic shots of the gang), Bonnie's fancy jewelry, and a front door riddled with bullet holes.

Joplin Historical Museum

504 S. Schifferdecker Ave., Joplin, MO
On the west side of town, in the Joplin Historical Museum in Schifferdecker Park. From 7th St. (old Route 66), turn north onto Schifferdecker Ave., then quickly turn left into the Park. Or, from I-44, take exit 4 north onto Schifferdecker Ave.
Tu 10-7, W-Sa 10-5, Su-M closed. (Call to verify)
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Ambush garage.

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Relics

Inside the local museum, right next to the circus room and the "National Cookie Cutter Museum," there is a small section with a few of Bonnie's necklaces and the newspaper article from the shootout.

Nominal fee to get in ($5.00 for two adults and two kids), but not enough Bonnie and Clyde stuff.

[Tiffany, 07/16/2010]

The Joplin Historical Museum displays some of the stuff Bonnie and Clyde left behind when they fled their Joplin apartment in a hail of bullets: a camera (with photos, which were later developed), jewelry, clothing.

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