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Field House Museum

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Lovely visit

Having grown up with the poetry of Eugene Field, this was a "must see" for me while in St. Louis... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
SusanCBM
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Batesville, Arkansas
A must for history buffs and toy lover's

The Field House museum is rich with history. From the Dred Scott case, to beloved children's poet... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Bethany C
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Saint Peters, Missouri
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"A Unique Historic House Museum in the heart of downtown St. Louis." The Field House Museum opened in 1936 as the first historic house museum in St. Louis. Enjoy our free parking lot and take a guided tour of the historic house where you will learn...more
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Having grown up with the poetry of Eugene Field, this was a "must see" for me while in St. Louis. The museum consists of the house and a newer, connected museum with lovely displays and a young woman that gave me a great tour of...More

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Eugene F, General Manager at Field House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Susan, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Field House Museum!

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The Field House museum is rich with history. From the Dred Scott case, to beloved children's poet Eugene Field, to antique toys; there's something for everyone here. It tells the history of the row houses in St Louis during the 1800's. It gives us a...More

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Eugene F, Manager at Field House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it! We are happy that you enjoyed your time at the museum and hope that you will come back to see us again!

Reviewed April 15, 2018

Declared a National Historic Landmark in 2007, this 3-story early Victorian jewel serves as both a museum and memorial to Roswell Field, his wife Frances and their son Eugene Field, known today as the "Children's Poet." The 2016 new, large addition to the row house...More

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Eugene F, Manager at Field House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will come see us again in the future!

Reviewed December 13, 2017

Went for the quilt exhibit but the tour of the house was fascinating. Excellent docents. Also enjoyed seeing the antique toys that were displayed.

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Eugene F, Manager at Field House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2017

Thank you for taking the time leave a review! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed August 31, 2017

I had been waiting for renovations to be completed before I visited the Field House Museum with friends. The improvements include a large, sunlit addition to the original row house. In the new addition are displays of toys and teddy bears, a new gift shop,...More

Thank Pat L
Management response:Responded September 6, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review Pat! We really enjoyed having your group visit the museum, and hope to see you all again in the future!

Reviewed July 25, 2017

This tour is well worth all you see and learn, from history of Eugene Field, a children's poet, to his father, a lawyer for the Dred Scott case. The house is a beautiful example of a home reminiscent of 1850's . The new addition includes...More

Thank Sylvia S
Management response:Responded July 26, 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the museum!

Reviewed July 7, 2017

After visiting the Campbell House last year, I was more than curious to check out the Field House. The staff there is wonderful - they're sweet and knowledgable and I honestly enjoyed speaking with them more than I did exploring the museum. The house itself...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Great tour of the Eugene Field house! The new expansion is wonderfully done and provides a great overview of St Louis history. Staff is knowledgeable and gift shop is quite nice. Allow an hour.

Thank Karen V
Management response:Responded May 24, 2017

We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed November 28, 2015

We visited on Black Friday, a rainy dreary day. We parked behind the house, and rang the doorbell to be let in. Admission was $5, and the tour guide gave us a detailed tour of the house. This is the house that Roswell Field, the...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2015

The tour is 2 of the 3 story house but well worth the $5 fee. There is a small parking lot behind the house and plenty more spots along Broadway in front or Cerre on the side. Our guide, Stephanie, was very friendly and informative....More

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