Landmarks Association of St. Louis, Inc.

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Landmarks Downtown St. Louis Walking Tours:  History, Culture, Architecture and Exercise: What could be better on a Saturday morning? Explore the fascinating history, culture and architectural legacy of Downtown St. Louis from the city's founding through its current development. In 2021 we offer two regularly-scheduled tours on Saturdays at 10 am from June 19 to October 30. Tours are limited to 10 people and last about 2 and a half hours, covering about two miles at a leisurely pace. Tickets are $10 and are available on our website (children under 12 are free). EAST TOUR: Explore the architectural legacy of the heart of the city. From the bustling Riverfront of the French-America entrepreneurs to the skyscrapers of the 20th century, you'll find famous architectural and engineering marvels, including these highlights: Old Courthouse | Old Cathedral | Eads Bridge | Gateway Arch | Old Post Office | Wainwright Building WEST TOUR: St. Louis' grandest public buildings are a testament to the city's ambitions during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Explore their history, architectural significance and how they changed the area from blighted to monumental, including these highlights: Union Station | Stifel Theatre | Central Library | City Hall | Campbell House | Soldiers Memorial Purchase Tickets in advance at: LandmarksTours-STL.org #LandmarksToursSTL

3115 S. Grand Blvd., Ste. 700
St. Louis, MO 63118

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51 Reviews | Write a Review
West and East tours are great!
Reviewed By 973marilynv May 2023

These tours are so interesting! St Louis has so much interesting history and unique beautiful architecture! Well worth the time for tourists and locals.The volunteer guides know and love what they...

Full Review
Very enjoyable and immersive experience of the history of downtown St Louis.
Reviewed By 495MarkW495 June 2021

We had a wonderful overview of the unique history of St Louis by Warren and Sharon. Their talk was very informative and fun. We stopped at many places on our 2 1/2 tour where they pointed out amazing...

Full Review
Great way to see the sights of St. Louis
Reviewed By Tricia R August 2019

Very informative and organized tour of the main sights of downtown St. Louis. Warren and Sharon provided great stories and information on the city and it's history.

Full Review

Hours

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., April-October, Rain or shine.

Handicap AccessibleDowntownDowntown

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TripAdvisor Rating:

51 Reviews | Write a Review
West and East tours are great!
Reviewed By 973marilynv May 2023

These tours are so interesting! St Louis has so much interesting history and unique beautiful architecture! Well worth the time for tourists and locals.The volunteer guides know and love what they...

Full Review
Very enjoyable and immersive experience of the history of downtown St Louis.
Reviewed By 495MarkW495 June 2021

We had a wonderful overview of the unique history of St Louis by Warren and Sharon. Their talk was very informative and fun. We stopped at many places on our 2 1/2 tour where they pointed out amazing...

Full Review
Great way to see the sights of St. Louis
Reviewed By Tricia R August 2019

Very informative and organized tour of the main sights of downtown St. Louis. Warren and Sharon provided great stories and information on the city and it's history.

Full Review