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Address: 533 Grant Road, Saint Louis, MO 63125
Phone Number: 314-544-5714
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: When established in 1826, this was the largest military base in the U.S...
When established in 1826, this was the largest military base in the U.S., which serves today as a national cemetery.
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WE came to the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery because my friend had a great uncle buried here. This is one of the largest National Cemeteries I have been to in the country... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Olney, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

WE came to the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery because my friend had a great uncle buried here. This is one of the largest National Cemeteries I have been to in the country. It is very well kept up and is just so serene. It is also the burial home for Jack Buck the famous Cardinal announcer. This is a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The museum was very interesting with good films and small but interesting and informative exhibits. Follow up with a drive through the National Cemetery makes for a interesting and meaningful tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Excellent museum at the Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, MO. Reasonable entry fee and 80% of gift shop purchases goes to upkeep and renovations of the museum building and the old post exchange next door. The cemetery and surrounding park are beautful. Great traditional Army parade field. We will definitely go again should we return to MO!

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Springfield, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My mother drove me over here to see where our family was laid to rest. Those from our family who served were many. Death is the saddest concept known to man, but whoever handles the upkeep is doing an amazing job. The view of the many correctly and perfectly aligned tombstones just takes your breath away. The wall of deceased... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This beautiful historic park is a wonderful destination for individuals and families alike. The grounds are immense and spotless, the Civil War Museum is beautiful and as professionally presented as any historical museum I have ever visited. Most moving is the military cemetery that is a replica of Arlington Cemetery. This setting is breathtaking and somber with the rolling hills... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

One could get lost in here learning about the civil war and especially the impact on Missouri. Staff were very personable and helpful. Located in beautiful Jefferson Barracks and close to the cemetery.

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Jackson, Missouri
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111 reviews 111 reviews
35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The grounds are well kept, paved trails everywhere! The museums are well done with lots of local history, this place is a gem! Spend the afternoon at a much slower pace than the world around you....

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I visited 5 of the city's cemeteries on the day I was here. It was the most well kept and organized of them all! They have a grave finder computer kiosk outside of the office so that you can find anyone's grave during hours the cemetery is open, but the office is not. It will print a map and give... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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261 reviews 261 reviews
118 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you have never been to a United States National Cemetery, you are missing something special. Jefferson Barracks, where my uncle is buried, is beautiful and well kept, and just like military precision, the view of the graves is something not to be missed.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Beautiful cemetery. A must see while in St. Louis. The area is well kept and while we drove through the cemetery we saw several deer roaming the grave sites. The museum is also a must. Great history.

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