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Virtual Tour: Joplin Train Depot

The Historic Joplin Train Depot is an iconic landmark in Joplin, Missouri, that dates back to 1911. As a once-thriving train station, it was a hub of activity with countless travelers passing through its doors. 

Despite being unoccupied and in need of restoration and shut off to the public, the depot is a popular piece of Joplin’s history and culture. Its grandeur and beauty are now available for people to admire from any angle through this 360 virtual tour we created last summer. 

This tour let’s you experience the depot’s architecture and design, browse hotspots for more detailed information, and immerse yourself in its fascinating history. 

Scroll down to see the tour!

Be sure to catch our 360 photos on the Joplin Union Depot Google Street view listing

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Here are a few things you can see on the tour:
  • The depot’s grand exterior, with its red brick facade and arched windows
  • The spacious lobby, with its high ceilings and marble floors
  • The ornate ticket office
  • The baggage room
  • The waiting room, with its comfortable benches and fireplace
  • The platform, where trains once arrived and departed

The Virtual Tour

To start the tour, simply click on the link below and navigate using the arrow keys on your keyboard or the on-screen controls. You can also zoom in and out using the mouse wheel or touchscreen.

Virtual Tour by Explore Joplin.

Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your 360 virtual tour:

  • Take your time. There’s no need to rush through the tour. Take your time to explore every nook and cranny of the depot.
  • Zoom in and out. Use the mouse wheel or touchscreen to zoom in on specific details or out to get a better overview of the space.
  • Click on hotspots. The hotspots on the tour provide additional information about specific features of the depot. Be sure to click on all of them to learn more.
  • Share the tour with your friends and family. Once you’ve finished the tour, share it with your friends and family so they can experience the Historic Joplin Train Depot for themselves.
We hope you enjoyed this 360 virtual tour of the Historic Joplin Train Depot, it encourages us to keep making more of them.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below.

Want a Virtual Tour for your business? Contact us HERE to set something up.

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Photo Credit: Steven Feken

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