Missouri History Museum

  • Attractions | Museums | Museums/Galleries
  • 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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Poor management, great exhibits
Reviewed By Bethany K July 2018

We went out for a nice family outing at the history museum. We enjoyed all of the exhibits, then it was time to get the boys lunch (they are 6 and 2), we bought their lunch, since the restaurant was...

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Very Interesting
Reviewed By zoiesgramma July 2018

Wonderful place to browse especially on a very warm day in St Louis! This is a free museum and well worth the time to visit. Excellent exhibits, especially liked the 1904 World's Fair section...

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Cool place!
Reviewed By his2ryrocks June 2018

It's free and has some interesting exhibits. Really enjoyed the stuff about the Olympics and the World's Fair.

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