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“Great Traveling Special Exhibits!”

Missouri History Museum
Ranked #14 of 253 things to do in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Traveling Special Exhibits!”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

The Museum consistently gets very interesting traveling special exhibits. My 10-year old daughter and I recently saw the "Civil War in Missouri" special exhibit in 3 installments (i.e., 3 separate days) and loved it!

Visited December 2012
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Litchfield, Illinois
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“not what i expected”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

beautiful forest park area. went to the museum of history, not much parking, so get there when they open a t 10. love, love museums, so went there with my husband, not much there to see, it was free though. not very interesting to me, wouldnt go back again. had some history about st, louis and the 1904 worlds fair. but thats about it, kinda boring.

Visited May 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“That's not the real Spirit of St. Louis”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

Disappointed that the plane suspended from the ceiling is only the sister plane of the Spirit of St. Louis. Nice entrance with a large lobby featuring a sculpture of Thomas Jefferson. Paid to see the Civil War exhibition, which was pretty interesting.

Visited April 2013
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Louisiana, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great learning experience”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

I took the grandkids there for President's Day and I'm not sure who learned more--them or me! They got a kick out of seeing the display of St. Louis through the years, and very much enjoyed the traveling Washington display. We all had a good time and I was impressed at how much improved the museum was since my visits as a child. Big thumbs up!

Visited February 2013
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Visit on Saturday Afternoon, Special Exhibit”
Reviewed May 3, 2013

Visited with two African-American friends, the special exhibit of Black Men commentaries on growing up in Missouri and other parts of the USA. This was an excellent program, wish this special program traveled to other cities, especially my home city of Milwaukee. I by the way am a Caucasian. Too often Americans take for granted that all Americans have the same experiences ant this program provided incite to other members of society development and cultural heritage.
Could only stay for a bit over 90 minutes and we had a prior engagement to get to but wish we could have stayed for two to three hours.

Visited April 2013
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