Missouri History Museum

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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.

Missouri History Museum
Forest Park, 5700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112-0040

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766 Reviews | Write a Review
Informative
Reviewed By AmarilisVos June 2024

We visited the museum on June 20. You can park for free on the left and right of the building. The entrance is free. There are activities for adults and for children. You will receive an explanation...

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Positively Interesting
Reviewed By krispydonut July 2024

Took our kiddos here and had a grand time. Able to explore the exhibits. Wished there were more touch experiences or displays.

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Missouri History Museum best place foe visiting. And no admission fee it is free..
Reviewed By Rodalita B February 2024

The Missouri History Museum in St. LOUIS Missouri located in; Forest Park Missouri Historical Which was Founded at 1866.Originally built ias the first Monument tovThomas Jefferson ..a nice Monument...

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Hours

Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue. until 8 p.m.

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonForest Park

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TripAdvisor Rating:

766 Reviews | Write a Review
Informative
Reviewed By AmarilisVos June 2024

We visited the museum on June 20. You can park for free on the left and right of the building. The entrance is free. There are activities for adults and for children. You will receive an explanation...

Full Review
Positively Interesting
Reviewed By krispydonut July 2024

Took our kiddos here and had a grand time. Able to explore the exhibits. Wished there were more touch experiences or displays.

Full Review
Missouri History Museum best place foe visiting. And no admission fee it is free..
Reviewed By Rodalita B February 2024

The Missouri History Museum in St. LOUIS Missouri located in; Forest Park Missouri Historical Which was Founded at 1866.Originally built ias the first Monument tovThomas Jefferson ..a nice Monument...

Full Review