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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Well done
Reviewed By bkw2310 November 2019

It's free. The exhibits are well done. The place is easy to navigate and the kids area is interactive. My kids are 9 and 11 so my husband and I couldn't spend as much time as we would have liked...

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Great history museum
Reviewed By 51rockyr November 2019

Local, Civil Rights, National and World. As told through photographs and background history. This is a great place for a rainy or cold day outside. And the price is right--free.

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St. Louis Blues exhibit
Reviewed By Michael K October 2019

Being a true Blues' fan, anyone who has any interest in hockey (St. Louis style) must stop off and see the display. It's rather small, (about 4 cases of items) but totally worth the stop off. There...

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