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Missouri History Museum

Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere
St. Louis , MO , 63112
Phone: (314) 746-4599
38° 38' 46.0824" N, 90° 17' 9.5388" W
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Lindsay Newton
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The Missouri History Museum, located within Forest Park, houses countless treasures from St. Louis history, and is a place for community. General admission is free.

The past meets the future in the Forest Park complex that is the Missouri History Museum: The Beaux Arts Jefferson Memorial Building, built between 1911 and 1913 with proceeds from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, joins the Emerson Center, a sleek modern building which opened in 2000 and is organized around MacDermott Grand Hall.

Kids can see a replica of The Spirit of St. Louis here and learn about an array of historical events that impacted the region, including the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition.

The museum has several unique programs for school-age children and classroom groups, including the History Echoing through the Galleries and the Learning through Artifacts and Activities programs; Teens Make History theatrical productions; and Storytelling in the Galleries.