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Saint Louis Art Museum

1 Fine Arts Dr, Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO
+1 314-721-0072
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Ranked #10 of 152 Attractions in Saint Louis
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Cape Fair, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The art museum was very nice, the exhibits were set up so it was very easy to select the artists you wanted to see the most...the café served a wonderful brunch menu. The food was delicious and we enjoyed a fun afternoon.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Museum is World Class. Free admission, accept for special exhibit section. It's next to the St. Louis Zoo and close to the St. Louis Science Museum, both which are also free. If visiting St. Louis, enjoy all three.

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Detroit, MI
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Parking was easy and free. The museum was laid out beautifully and the docents were very helpful. There was an amazing amount of truly great pieces. We paid extra to see the Polynesian exhibit and it was worth every penny.

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Winnie, Texas
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

A wonderful art museum that is FREE with beautiful views of Forest Park and magnificent art pieces! A great place to visit!

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Arlington, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's a very nice collection. There is a wide range of styles. The impressionist galleries were the best. There is a large collection of modern art. Not a fan of El Greco, but they museum had one. He's kind of morose.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The museum has a wide variety of art from all the European classics to African, Pacific, and American, to name but a few selections. You will not find a lot of works by the more well-known European artists. (Two by Delacroix, three by Monet, etc.) But you will find a very good collection of fine 17th-19th century artists who are... More

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I decided on a recent trip to St. Louis to visit the Art Museum to see the extensive renovations which I certainly approve (did someone ask for my opinion?). I actually was asked and received a fabulous publication of the permanent collection. The Art Museum is one of my favourite "smaller" establishments that I return to over and over again.... More

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Ft Myers, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I know..... unless you are a major art lover, this is a easy place to take offf your to do list... DON'T!! Admission is FREE ..plus there really IS something for everyone! The museum is open and inviting and you don't HAVE to love everything, but I'll bet you'll find something that makes you smile and happy that you walked... More

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Clinton, NY
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We enjoyed this museum in Forest Park on a Saturday afternoon shortly after arriving in St. Louis. The park was very busy and the free parking lots were full, but we found street-side parking nearby. (There is also a paid lot.) The museum is free. While some of the art was not my thing, it was still a lovely place... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have visited the Art Museum many times, and am always in awe of the paintings, sculpture, weapons, etc. there. The grounds are beautiful as well. If you love art, you will love STL's Art Museum.

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