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Missouri History Museum

5700 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63112-0040
+1 314-746-4599
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A nice way to spend a couple of hours

We went here after hearing from our friends that the museum was significantly improved from what it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blake D
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Tampa, Florida
Rich in history

Great history in this place. I loved the 1904 Worlds Fair section. This was a place worth seeing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
traderreeves
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Tampa, Florida
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The Missouri History Museum preserves St. Louis and Missouri history through exhibitions, programs, research, publications, archives and permanent collections. Visitors discover stories of Lewis & Clark and westward expansion, the 1904 World's Fair, the brewing industry, Lindbergh and aviation history, St. Louis' importance to the civil rights movement, and more. Long-term exhibitions include "Seeking St. Louis" and "1904 World's Fair: Looking Back at Looking Forward." Visit the Museum's website for information on special exhibitions.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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5700 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63112-0040
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+1 314-746-4599
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here after hearing from our friends that the museum was significantly improved from what it was a few years ago. I'm not sure I would call it a "Missouri History" museum as much as a "St. Louis History" museum, but it was great...More

Thank Blake D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great history in this place. I loved the 1904 Worlds Fair section. This was a place worth seeing. We love it.

Thank traderreeves
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Missouri History Museum is a very nice museum, and it is completely FREE. My kids could have stayed in the History Clubhouse all day. It was a fun little play area just for kids. I loved all of the exhibits, but the World's Fair...More

Thank KristyB77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New exhibit opened this month and it is excellent. See panoramic views of St. Louis throughout its history. Try to plan your trip for Tuesday or Saturday when there is a short play about a devastating tornado. Well worth the time! Also on exhibit is...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great exhibit! So many pictures and stories of St. Louis in the early 20th century. The museum has great exhibits and is a must see when visiting St. Louis. They also have a wonderful gift shop and a great restaurant there called Bixby's. Best...More

Thank extraordinarylife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Louis is an amazing place to visit because there are so many things to see free and this is another. There are always several exhibits going on at a time. Usually two are changing and a few are fixed like the 1904 World's Fair...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to make it to this museum on a Tuesday after dinner because they're open until 8. We were there for 2 hours and found it very educational. We especially enjoyed the civil rights exhibit.

Thank JAK5878
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I love visiting the History Museum. Always a new display to visit. Very organized and easy to get around. We always make this a stop when guests are in town!

Thank Cardzfan1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I love as you walk in there is a huge airplane hanging from the ceiling. I like the room all about the 1906 st. Louis wolrds fair.

Thank KandCMahan
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Cultural exhibits are housed in this beautiful building at one entrance to the park. St. Louis's civil rights path was interesting as well as the Route 66. Definitely stop into this one while in the park.

Thank HitTheRoaders
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Julie B
31 May 2017|
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Response from Sam M | Property representative |
Hi Julie! We're looking forward to your visit. Parking here at the Museum is free. There is limited parking in lots located adjacent to our building and more than 400 free parking spaces one and a half blocks from the Museum... More
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