Missouri History Museum

  • Attractions | Museums | Museums/Galleries | Sightseeing Tours
  • Midtown/Clayton
  • Forest Park

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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Interesting exhibits about St. Louis
Reviewed By phvi2617 December 2018

This is a relatively small museum focused on St. Louis history. The exhibits are interesting and informative, and I especially enjoyed all the artifacts and photographs from the 1904 World's Fair...

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Trip to Forest Park to see the Missouri History Museum
Reviewed By LDHtraveler February 2019

The weather has been cold and wet for a while and we needed to get out so we decided to take a trip to Forest Park and see the Missouri History Museum. The outside is a beautiful building and as we...

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A comprehensive history of St. Louis
Reviewed By C4246FCgracem February 2019

Mostly about St. Louis. But history from both world wars and the civil war and some of what life was like inSt. Louis during those times. I liked the panoramic exhibit the past. I found the queen of...

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