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Missouri History Museum

5700 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63112-0040
+1 314-746-4599
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The Missouri History Museum is a true gem to have in St. Louis. The exhibits are AMAZING. I have... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
A Must

Its one of the best Museums in the nation. Its in beautiful Forest Park. Its next to the Metro. Its... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5700 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63112-0040
+1 314-746-4599
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Missouri History Museum is a true gem to have in St. Louis. The exhibits are AMAZING. I have been to several of the exhibits and continue to go back over and over. Currently there is an exhibit for children as well. Believe me, young...More

Thank cctrue3
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Its one of the best Museums in the nation. Its in beautiful Forest Park. Its next to the Metro. Its Free, Free, Free.

Thank aptao55
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We loved the Route 66 exhibit, and especially got a 'kick' out of the short film that photographed the entire route from the Mississippi river west to Kansas. The exhibitions are always well researched and professionally presented. They stay long enough to give you a...More

Thank Kocickasmom
Reviewed July 23, 2016

As other reviewers have said, it is a smaller museum but well worth the visit while in Forest Park. The Little Black Dress Exposition is just one of the many the History Museum brings to St. Louis and it's citizens and visitors. The building itself...More

Thank RDHgrandma
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We saw the Little Black Dress exhibit..... the LBD through the ages....1880s to the present. Fun for anyone who enjoys fashion!

Thank RetiredSPL
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Free parking and free admission, so that's a great start! The museum was... Ok. There was nothing that really "wowed" me here like other museums. A whole display of dresses? Really? Is that a museum quality attraction that deserves 3-4 rooms full?! I think not....More

Thank Jaycat1
MOHistoryMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Missouri History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2016

Madison – We’re sorry you didn’t enjoy your visit to the Museum better. Though there are indeed rooms full of dresses, the intent of the Little Black Dress exhibit is to tell the story of how black transitioned from a symbol of mourning to a...More

Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I walked through the history museum. It was very nice. They had history of St. Louis on the 2nd floor. It was well played out. The first floor housed the route 66 exhibit. It was nice to see how the route was...More

Thank Alan N
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit especially since it was a relaxing detour from visiting Forest Park on a very hot day. The World's Fair exhibit was nice, the restaurant is a very nice stop to enjoy a bite away from the crowds, and the entry fee...More

Thank reitj
Reviewed July 14, 2016

I went specifically for the Route 66 exhibit. The exhibit was informative, fun, and well-organized. It had a lot of hands-on, interactive displays. I constantly took pictures because there were so many cool things to see and appreciate.

Thank BJL_12
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had a group of 6 that visited the Route 66 exhibition. It was like a trip down memory lane. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. They have videos, examples, all the old signs from restaurants most would remember. A whole room is dedicated to the...More

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Julie B
May 30, 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