Saint Louis Art Museum

  • Museums | Museums/Galleries
  • Midtown/Clayton
  • Forest Park

Built as the Fine Arts Palace of the 1904 Worlds Fair and one of the nation's leading comprehensive art museums. Collections include works of art from virtually every culture and time period. Areas of notable depth include Oceanic art, pre-Columbian art, ancient Chinese bronzes and European and American art of the late 19th century and 20th century, with particular strength in German painting. Free admission to exhibitions on Fridays and programs diesgned for all ages and interests. Tue. - Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; FREE.


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Service animals are welcome.

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My favorite art museum
Reviewed By BayInTN November 2017

25 years ago, I entered a room full of Impressionist works dominated by a giant Monet waterlilies, and because there were no benches in there, I sat on the floor and cried. I had no idea what to...

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Don't Miss the Saint Louis Art Museum
Reviewed By 349Charles25 October 2017

The museum is lovely and built on property that must have been inspired by the gardens of the Sun King! The collection is broad, excellent and very well edited. Every visitor is likely to return many...

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An Encyclopedic Collection - Free!
Reviewed By Lexalu November 2017

A visit to the St. Louis Art Museum is the perfect way to spend a chilly afternoon! From the building's architecture dating back to the 1904 World's Fair to its location overlooking the Grand Basin...

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