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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Fantastic for an Afternoon
Reviewed By ChrisS829 July 2018

The St. Louis History Museum is perfect for an afternoon with your family! There’s so much to see and learn about St. Louis history! The gift shop has a wonderful assortment of items! The people...

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Wonderful Place to Spend a Day
Reviewed By Debbie H April 2018

I love going here it’s such an interesting place. Love going through the Worlds Fair exhibit. Good place for children. Part of beautiful Forest Park,

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Excellent History of St. Louis and the Region
Reviewed By LNLew June 2018

We spent a lot more time here than we thought we would. the exhibits are fascinating and in depth. The current exhibit with the panorama photos is excellent. Coming from out of state, this gave us a...

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