Historic Hawken House

  • Attractions | Museums/Galleries
  • South/Southwest
  • Webster Groves


Historic home museum built in 1857 by Christopher Hawken, descendant of Hawken riflesmiths. Victorian furnishings. Gift shop on premises. Exit Elm Ave. from I-44, turn north on Elm Ave. to Big Bend; turn west onto Big Bend. Turn left onto S. Rock Hill Rd. Open Tue. and Thurs., 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Admission: adults, $4; children under 12, $1

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Home of the Rifle Inventor
Reviewed By Tobaccopat February 2017

The Hawken House is located in a residential area about a block from its original site. It is the home of Christopher Hawken, the inventor of the Hawken rifle. His weapon is credited for helping to...

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Fantastic Tour
Reviewed By bugs4cy October 2016

We really enjoyed the personal tour and knowledge of the tour guide. The house and its contents were fascinating and presented nicely. It really is a little gem tucked away in a residential...

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Hawken Family reunion - great
Reviewed By ahawkharr June 2016

vert good, informative, good pictures,bought good book Well maintained experienced docent watched video of move

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