Missouri History Museum

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Originally built as the first national monument to Thomas Jefferson, the Missouri History Museum looks at the history of St. Louis from its founding in 1764 up to the present day. Discover the city’s baseball history from the Browns to the Cardinals, marvel at the magnitude of the 1904 World’s Fair and much more. Visit the History Clubhouse, a free family gallery filled with hands-on activities where kids can pilot a steamboat, learn about life in Cahokia and build a downtown skyscraper.

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Fun Bus Tour - The Women Who Shaped St. Louis
Reviewed By ulysses06 June 2021

We had a dozen out-of-town friends come to St. Louis for the weekend, and we booked this bus tour, guided by Amanda. It was great! Amanda has done a lot of research and her delivery was friendly and...

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Learn about St. Louis and MO in general
Reviewed By Jason C July 2021

A good museum that provided a lot of solid information. I thought it was well laid out and the paths were easy to follow. It really gave a strong flavor of what life was like in MO over the many...

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Lovely building
Reviewed By Laurel62 June 2021

Very nice museum, especially in 100 degree weather. Enjoyed it very much. There was a great display on prominent women throughout the history of St Louis. A lot of excellent attention paid to...

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