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 Insight Into Missouri History and Rise of Commercialism in the Mid-West
Reviewed By World_Traveler_Food October 2018

This is an excellent first stop if you're interested in learning about Missouri and St. Louis. The 1904 World's Fair Exhibition is especially insightful for understanding the significance of St...

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Interesting
Reviewed By showmemo61 October 2018

The museum had wonderful displays of Missouri history. We toured the 1904 World's Fair and Muny Memories galleries - both well done. Some displays change from time to time so plan to go again when in...

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Miss
Reviewed By DesireeG336 October 2018

Impressive collections of works of masters.The museums grounds and structures are magnificent and well kept and maintained

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