Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, Saint Louis

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum
4.5
Military Museums • History Museums
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Explore American military history through the lens of St. Louis. The art deco building was built as a WWI memorial. Outside, memorial walls honor St. Louisans who perished in WWII, Vietnam and Korea. Free admission!
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Jodi B
Waterloo, IA69 contributions
Great museum
Jul 2021 • Family
Really nice, well-kept museum. My teens enjoyed seeing the military service through the years. There were three different exhibits we visited. It was free to the public but masks were required at this time.
Written July 29, 2021
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jodibauler, thank you so much for visiting! We're happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time exploring our signature "St. Louis in Service" exhibit galleries and "Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II," a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian, on our lower level.
Written August 12, 2021
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CharlieinTexas
Austin, TX3,753 contributions
Beautiful Tribute ...
May 2021 • Solo
How do you stop in admire this building while walking by, including the façade and the fountain out front. A fitting tribute. There was something special regarding the vibe with this place put off, even from the outside. Nicely done.
Written June 2, 2021
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Thank you for visiting recently, Charlie! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your time visiting our newly renovated building and Court of Honor. Hope to see you again sometime!
Written June 16, 2021
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Tim,Jacobs
1 contribution
Soldiers Memorial Military Museum well worth the wait!
Jan 2020
Hello we are the Jacobs family. The first time we went it was not completed yet. We had the pleasure of going again and it was completed. I highly recommend anybody who is a history buff or just an average American looking for something to do to go and see awesome soldiers Memorial Military Museum. It was awesome to see that they dedicated it to all the wars. It was nice to see all the different types of uniforms for the different branches of service as well as different types of military equipment as well as different types of military ammo as well as rifles to guns. It was an honor to see what all the people had donated or had sent there to be put on loan it wasn't worth the trip and worth the time to go through so please take the time out of your schedule to go see it well worth it. The time in the thought process that went into doing this was well worth the wait to see it. It's an easy walk from any hotel.
Written January 5, 2020
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Hi Jacobs family! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your kind words.
Written January 8, 2020
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ColonelTim
Evansville, IN160 contributions
Excellent Museum -
Dec 2019
I have been to STL countless times in 50 years and somehow never found this place. Newly remodeled and interactive this is an excellent museum and memorial to Missouri Veterans. Covering the Revolutionary War to Present - I learned many new things! We were only able to give it an hour and I have to go back. AND IT IS FREE! Add this to your list
Written December 30, 2019
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Wow—this is such a nice review! Thank you so much for letting us know how your experience went when you found yourself here.
Written January 8, 2020
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Morgan B
Saint Louis, MO22 contributions
Can’t wait to bring the rest of my family here!
Aug 2019 • Friends
I finally had a chance to visit the newly renovated Soldiers Memorial downtown. The building itself is beautiful, but even more impressive is the way the museum highlights local contributions. It was so interesting and informative to learn about St. Louisans’ roles in our nation’s services. The WWI exhibit was awesome too! I can’t wait to bring the rest of my family back here. I especially loved the oral histories that you could listen to from the soldiers who were there. The reflection pool is beautiful too. Very peaceful. The museum is free too!
Written December 8, 2019
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It's always great to hear from our visitors! We are truly honored that our newly revitalized building allows us to show the military history of America through the unique lens of St. Louis. If you enjoyed the oral histories, on your next visit be sure to head downstairs to see the film in our "WWI: St. Louis and the Great War" exhibit!
Written December 9, 2019
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Snobuz78
Victorville, CA190 contributions
Something to see and feel..
Sep 2019
The Soldiers Memorial was an easy walk from our hotel in the heart of downtown. My husband is a history buff, but I too enjoyed the thoughtful displays, artifacts, displays and memorials. It was very informative and provides insights into St Louis and her natives war efforts.
Written September 30, 2019
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Thank you for finding yourselves here for a visit! We're honored to tell the story of American military history through the unique lens of St. Louis.
Written October 3, 2019
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Wanda H
Mascoutah, IL207 contributions
Very impressive place!
Sep 2019
I wouldn't think this would be that great for children, but it's an extremely informative memorial museum to honor all the ways St. Louis has been involved in most of the wars we've been involved in. Great displays and the building itself is AWESOME!
Written September 19, 2019
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Thank you for finding yourself here! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience visiting us. Our newly revitalized building is truly beautiful and we are proud that it allows us to commemorate St. Louis service members and honor their memories through our exhibits.
Written September 20, 2019
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Pam B
15 contributions
Great for learning for all ages
Aug 2019
I love history so I loved the newly renovated museum. There is not a lot of interactive items, but there are great displays and a couple of great videos. First you learn about how WWI started and see neat displays from that era. Then it moves to WWII and more recent wars with displays of uniforms from all the wars. The coolest thing is that you can write a letter right there at the museum and have it sent to a soldier. The Sarcophagus with the names of men from St Louis that were killed in WWI is very moving.
Written August 6, 2019
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Pam, thank you for visiting and sharing your thoughts with us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our signature "St. Louis in Service" exhibit. We hope you get to visit us again sometime soon!
Written August 7, 2019
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John D
Tulsa, OK154 contributions
Beautiful Building and Lots of artifacts
Jun 2019 • Friends
This property was across the street from the central library. It was built for WWI and added on over the years. It covers early military, women and african american contributions to the wars over the years. There is audio exhibits. The ceiling in the center portion of the building is mosaic tiles. Worth the trip and a must see
Written June 9, 2019
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John, thank you for finding yourself here! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum. We agree that it is well worth a trip and hope to see you again soon!
Written June 10, 2019
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DKPuck
Muncie, IN711 contributions
Very Informative
Apr 2019 • Solo
This is a great museum that takes a deep look at the local efforts in the U.S. wars from the founding of the country to present times. Very informative and free!
Written April 13, 2019
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Thank you for finding yourself here, DKPuck! It's truly our honor to share this information with our community and out-of-town guests. Hope to see you again soon!
Written April 15, 2019
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