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“Very nice facility” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DeBaliviere, Saint Louis, MO 63112-0040
314 746 4599
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Ranked #40 of 330 things to do in Saint Louis
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Owner description: 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.
springfield, illinois
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very nice facility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Went to the Civil War and Washington exhibit. Very well done and you can learn a lot. They have duplicated what Washington looked like. He was a big man. They addressed the issue of Washington and slavery which gave both sides. A little difficult to find parking space.

Visited December 2012
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farmington mo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“not what it used to be!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We just visited the Mo. History Museum and took my son and his wife and was extremely disappointed. When I was younger and lived in St. Louis we went to this museum frequently and always enjoyed the exhibits. They have limited the musuem to one floor of nothing instead of three floors of great old artifacts. Will not be going back.

Visited December 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Incredible History and Informational Displays”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Everything. All history buffs should soak this in. St. Louis history is amazing! Loved the artwork, statues, history, pictures of old days long ago. Excellent Gift SHOP! History Buff books for all ages. Of all place to find it but I did get the Van Goh Umbrella here. Starry Night. Great selections of ornaments, toys, books, for all ages.

Visited October 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This museum is nice and they always great exhibits. If your in St. Louis you should definitely check it out.

Visited August 2012
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Well thought out, interesting exhibit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We we're only able to see one exhibit because of time constraints, but if the rest do the exhibits are as well thought out as the World's Fair exhibit is, this museum is a real winner. There is just enough written material to explain the artifacts withoutnoverwhelming the visitors. The variety of items means that the visitor gets a panoramic overview of the fair, it's place in the history of St Louis and of the development do industry and technology.

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