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Saint Louis Art Museum

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Address: 1 Fine Arts Dr, Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO
Phone Number: +1 314-721-0072
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Located in beautiful, historic Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum...
Located in beautiful, historic Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum hosts a world-class collection of art works and artifacts in one of the most impressive buildings in the city. The Museum recently completed a major expansion project, adding 21 new galleries for both collection and temporary exhibitions. Admission to the Museum is free every day, and admission to special exhibitions is free on Fridays.
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BEAUTIFUL and FREE

For heaven's sake, go see it. The new building is lovely. The art is intelligent and well curated.The food is a B+ and the old building is lovely. The whole experience is worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

For heaven's sake, go see it. The new building is lovely. The art is intelligent and well curated.The food is a B+ and the old building is lovely. The whole experience is worth paying for but in St. Louis, you get to be there for FREE. The size is manageable so you won't tire of looking at the art and... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It's free!!!! Great collection of some masters, modern art and everything in between! Nice gift shop and restaurant.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We don't know how St. Louis offers a world-class art museum and top-notch zoo for free, but they do and we are so glad! We spent a stormy afternoon at the museum and the hours just flew by.

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Bowling Green
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful art museum, and the best part is that it's totally free. The building is beautiful. There are quite a few works by very famous artists. Additionally, there is an excellent section in Egyptian art with a display on mummies.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

SLAM has an amazing collection of art. The recent remodel has made the space even more beautiful. Free to the public, it's a great space to escape the St. Louis heat, sketch, or write. It's located in the gorgeous Forest Park, so bring a picnic and make a day of it!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice collection and the temporary exhibitions are usually very good. Easily access because is in the middle of forest park.

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Luperon, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

An outstanding museum that attracts works of art from around the globe. Lovely restaurant and you can relax with a nice bottle or Merlot or other choice of beverage. Nice "shoppe" to purchase some unique items.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We didn't get to see the entire museum. Took the time to work through the basement quite properly. Very nice furniture exhibits. I thoroughly enjoyed that lower floor, which contained Egyptian pieces, headhunter as well as stained glass and many beautiful Tiffany pieces. The museum also had many wonderful paintings. It was so good that I'm planning on a return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My family loves to picnic out front of the museum on the beautiful sloping hill, with nice views. Great open space to fly a kite. Inside the museum is cool and inviting, with family programs on Sunday afternoons. Good amount of works to see from Africa, Asia, different periods, without getting overwhelmed, as one might in a much larger museum.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We spent a delightful morning touring the exhibit space of this incredible museum. There is no admission fee so you know they have a wonderful endowment and community support. I especially enjoyed the Asian Art Exhibits. We had 9 and 12 year olds with us and it was interesting to see their reactions to the different exhibit spaces. Especially the... More 

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Additional Information about Saint Louis Art Museum

Address: Address: 1 Fine Arts Dr, Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO
Phone Number: +1 314-721-0072
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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