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Vacuum Cleaner Museum and Factory Outlet

#3 Industrial Drive, Saint James, MO 65559
+1 866-444-9004
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Interesting, silly, educational and fun.

Definitely worth a visit. The people here are still manufacturing vacuum cleaners, so their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
A Real Gem

We were told in advance that we would love this place, but we had no idea how amazing it is. You... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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#3 Industrial Drive, Saint James, MO 65559
+1 866-444-9004

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. The people here are still manufacturing vacuum cleaners, so their knowledge is current, but the breadth of kicky, fascinating and ultra-retro exhibits in the museum is a revelation - knowledgeable "docent" leading the tour was great. Quit traveling like everyone else...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told in advance that we would love this place, but we had no idea how amazing it is. You really have to see it to believe how interesting vacuum cleaners are. Brenda was our tour guide and her tour was very hands-on. We...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great find we sew the billboard advertising from the highway and we had to stop and check out this place. When we got there we found the attendant vacuuming we loved that he was super knowledgeable and friendly. The museum is absolutely fantastic...More

Thank Sohuggeidy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I bet you never thought about visiting a vacuum museum. You must do this if you are ever in St. James. Not only informational, but also fun.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Had this checked off in our "off the beaten path" tour book as we headed from Texas to Chicago. Getting there, you go through a small town industrial park and arrive at an unassuming building with a gravel parking lot that doesn't exactly impress. However,...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Okay, Vacuum cleaner museums may not sound like fun, but this one is. They have hundreds of vacuums covering from the 1900s through new. All of the vacuums are split by decades in their own room. There are a lot of advertising posters that are...More

Thank toddk13 .
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We have now been there at least four time with friends and the initial reaction is always the same. Vacuum cleaner museum this will be lame. Then we go and the reaction is always the same this is really cool. They are very friendly and...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Ok, sounds hokie but it is well done and a lot of fun. Tom and Connie give a great tour through the decades in the evolution of ways to get rid of dirt. From before electricity to present day. It is a fun hour or...More

Thank jimfleming69
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

It was an hour of entertainment. Very interesting and great ads on the walls. We had our 14 year old son along and he said it was better than he expected.

Thank Mak M
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Dropped in to see what they could do with a vacuum museum. Was a bit skeptical so we was not expecting much, perhsps a bunch of vacs on a shelf. This was a delightful surprise. From the historic beginning through todays, there is set up...More

Thank Pianoz4u
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Response from Judy T | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call. They are very friendly and do have a large parking lot so if asked they might let you park over night. Like so many other companies now with large parking lots...they may ask you to sign a waiver...simply... More