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Missouri History Museum

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5700 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63112-1004
+1 314-746-4599
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Great for kids and adults

I went here alone but there is plenty for the entire family. There is a special children's area but... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
jersey5454
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Gig Harbor, Washington
A great place to visit

The Missouri History Museum is a great place to visit if you are a history buff or have some... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
DJH2010
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Saint Charles, 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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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5700 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63112-1004
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+1 314-746-4599
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

I went here alone but there is plenty for the entire family. There is a special children's area but many of the exhibits are interesting enough for the kids. I loved the area focused on the World's Fair and imagining the Park being a World's...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

The Missouri History Museum is a great place to visit if you are a history buff or have some interest in local history. I have been there many times over the years. It is located in Forest Park. Forest Park is where the 1904 World's...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2016

Missouri History Museum is a great attraction. It is in the location of where the 1904 World's Fair was so they have a really nice exhibit about the World's Fair. It has rotating exhibits on the bottom level as well. When I was there, they...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved the Route 66 exhibit. The videos are so interesting and informative. Definitely won't regret spending time in here.

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Reviewed August 6, 2016

It's a good place to come since they open a new kids area... the kids can explore many different areas and play a lot. Sometimes they have shows and it's always great

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Lived in St. Louis area all my life & had never been here. We were pleasantly surprised how interesting it was.

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Today I finally had a chance to see the Little Black Dress exhibit. My friend and I enjoyed it very much. The fact that a lot of the dresses were loaned by local women made it even more interesting. It was informative with just the...More

Thank MIEKE D
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Reviewed August 1, 2016

I thought this museum was wonderful! Two very interesting exhibits upstairs about the history of St. Louis and surrounding areas. A neat little exhibit about the 1904 Worlds Fair. The rotating exhibits were also very good. The Little Black Dress exhibit was wonderful! There were...More

Thank KK7276
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

was searching for some historic perspective of the 1904 World's Fair, and it's there within the huge park.

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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I visited this museum and it was very nice. We visited "The little black dress" exhibit where it was nice to learn more about Coco Chanel! The best part is, its Free!! Tuesdays are late nights, so it's nice to have a...More

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rachelguidry1234
April 21, 2018|
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Response from Jill0519 | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free, some special exhibits might have a charge. Parking is also free.
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Julie B
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Jen T | 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
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