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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Amazing & FREE!
Reviewed By Christy A June 2019

It's free! However membership supports the cause. Exhibits are well orchestrated, informative & appreciated. The gift shop has a plethora of unique items for all ages. Restaurant is...

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What happened to Bixby’s?
Reviewed By HDAdams June 2019

Having moved away from St Louis a couple of years ago I was in town this week. I decided to have lunch at the History Museum. I always enjoyed lunch at Bixby’s in the Museum but was shocked by how...

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FREE and interesting!
Reviewed By Ekekla08 July 2018

If you have a couple of hours, that is all you really need to see this neat/free museum. Not a must do, but if you have time and don't want to spend $$- them you will enjoy this museum. It is also on...

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