Missouri History Museum

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  • 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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I enjoyed this museum, but.....
Reviewed By tencatdaddy September 2022

I planned to visit after seeing other sites in the morning as they were supposed to be open until 8.00pm so imagine my surprise when I was asked to leave the exhibits shortly after 5.00 b/c that...

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A very good museum that is free and that packs a punch
Reviewed By Kevin A August 2022

This was the first time that I went there and I really liked it and it had a lot of interesting stuff about it and it was very informational. It talked about the history of St. Louis and the State of...

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Nice free museum
Reviewed By 795davec July 2022

Very solid museum that provided a lot of solid information. Had 2 floors - along with a small exhibit in the basement. Was easy to follow and see everything; really more St. Louis history than...

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