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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Bringing Missouri History to Life
Reviewed By Debbi H August 2019

The exhibits are well-explained. Good use of videos and sound. And adequate seating to rest throughout the exhibits.

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Wondewrful to explore
Reviewed By F9469LUjamesr January 2019

Great fun for the entire family, lots to see, do and explore, workers are very knowledgeable about all aspects of the museum, takes several days to see almost everything.

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Decent place to visit
Reviewed By Njdevils666 August 2019

We spent a couple of hours inside and was a nice place to visit. There are bigger museums out there but it is free. If you have the time i would stop and visit. Not a must see in my opinion but if...

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