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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Great local history
Reviewed By cppptravel11125 September 2018

The museum 8s laid out very well and has plenty of hands on activity to keep children INTERESTED. The cafe is also worth a stop.

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So Much to Offer
Reviewed By Robert E October 2017

Whether you are a history buff and love St Louis and or just visiting there is something to keep your occupied. A must are the concerts and events in front of the museum during the spring and summer...

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great place to take the kids
Reviewed By Kaitlyn P April 2018

this is a great place to take the kids. they have a ton of great exhibits and you can learn a ton of information about the city.

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