St Louis Museums

Share |
 

St. Louis Attractions - Museums

The St. Louis Metro area has a wide variety of museums, with many of them free to the public. Spend a day in each or spend a day seeing all, you will enjoy any that you choose! The Moto Museum, a unique motorcycle museum, and the Kemp Auto Museum will thrill those who love all things shiny and fast! For those who enjoy St. Louis history, visit the Campbell House, the Tower Grove House, the Thomas Sappington House, Daniel Boone's home or the Hawken House. These are homes of some of the first St. Louisans and have been restored to portray the time when they lived in the homes.

Between 1821 and 1826, St. Charles Missouri was the site of Missouri's first State Capitol. A museum is in the exact building that housed the Capital and depicts it's use during that time period. Another museum is The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum. Located in downtown St. Louis, it has a large display of memorabilia and honors those St. Louisans who died in World War I. The Magic House is a wonderful hands on museum and will delight children of all ages! And a visit to the St. Louis Art Museum is a must for lovers of art. It is housed in the only building that still remains from the 1904 World's Fair.

Check below to find the perfect museum for your day out!

: 71 Found | Showing: 1 - 50

Alton Museum of History and Art

Alton Museum of History and Art - The Alton Museum of History and Art showcases the art and history of the citizens of the Alton area. It is located on the SIU Dental School campus in Alton Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62002, Alton Illinois, Museums

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog - American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is housed in the historic Jarville House, also known as the Renard-Queeny House, and is located in Queeny Park in West St. Louis County Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63131, Museums

Cahokia Mounds

Cahokia Mounds - Cahokia Mounds is an early Mississippian civilization archeological treasure! It is located in Collinsville Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62201, 62234, Collinsville Illinois, Attractions, Museums

Camp River Dubois

Camp River Dubois - Information on Camp River Dubois, the winter camp for Lewis and Clark before the expedition began. Featured there is a museum with exhibitions including a 55-foot full scale replica of the keel boat and a replica of Fort. - More Info Tags: 62048, Hartford Illinois, Museums

The Campbell House Museum

Campbell House Museum - The Campbell House Museum was once the home of prominent St. Louis businessman Robert Campbell and his family from 1854 to 1938. Today it is a St. Louis historic treasure and landmark and is located in downtown St. Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63103, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums

Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion

Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion - The Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion is a historic home built 1848. It is now a museum and a features a cafe. It is located in the Benton Park Neighborhood of the City of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63118, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

The Children's Museum

Childrens Museum - The Children's Museum, located in Edwardsville Illinois is a educational enrichment museum for children. It is housed in the historic Leclaire Academy building. - More Info Tags: 62025, Edwardsville Illinois, Museums

City Museum

City Museum - The City Museum is a St. Louis children's attraction that adults will enjoy just as much, and is located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63103, Attractions, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums

Classic Motorcycles Museum - Dave Mungenast's Classic Motorcycles Museum is located in South St Louis City in the Bevo Mill Neighborhood and has over 200 motorcycles on display. - More Info - Tags: 63116, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House

Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House - Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House was the home of founders of Edwardsville Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62025, Edwardsville Illinois, Museums

Contemporary Art Museum St Louis

Contemporary Art Museum St Louis - The Contemporary Art Museum St Louis is an attraction located in the Grand Center Arts District in the City of St Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63108, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

Daniel Boone Home

Daniel Boone Home - The Daniel Boone Home was the Missouri home of the great frontiersman, Daniel Boone and his family. It is located near Defiance Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63341, 63332, Museums

Emma Kunz House

Emma Kunz House - Information on the Emma Kunz House is a restored 1830s home that is modeled after the German street homes that were built in Europe during the 19th-century is located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62220, Belleville Illinois, Museums

Eugene Field House

Eugene Field House - Eugene Field House was the home of the children's poet, Eugene Field and his father Roswell Field, an important lawyer in the Dred Scott slavery case. Today it is a toy museum and a National Historic Landmark located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63102, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums

Faust Park Historic Village - The Faust Park Historic Village is a "heritage museum" being a collection of nineteenth century historic homes and buildings that have been moved to Faust Park to preserve the heritage of St Louis County. Many of the buildings and homes can be toured. - More Info Tags: 63017, Chesterfield Missouri, Museums

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site - The First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is the location of Missouri's Capitol until the one in Jefferson City could be completed. It is located in Historic St. Charles Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63301, Museums, St Charles City

Glen Carbon Heritage Museum

Glen Carbon Heritage Museum - Information on the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum featuring the history of Glen Carbon Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62034, Glen Carbon Illinois, Museums

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum - The Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum is located in Cahokia Illinois at the St Louis Downtown Airport in the one of the two historic Curtiss-Wright Hangers. - More Info Tags: 62206, Cahokia Illinois, Museums

The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture

Griot Museum of Black History & Culture - The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture is located in the St. Louis Place Neighborhood in the City of St Louis Missouri and is the premiere museum in the region on African-American history. - More Info Tags: 63106, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

Harney Mansion

Harney Mansion - The Harney Mansion located Sullivan Missouri is on the National Register of Historic places and was the home of General William S. Harney, a Civil War general. - More Info Tags: 63080, Museums, Sullivan Missouri

Hawken House

Hawken House - The Hawken House was built by Christopher Hawken, the son of Jacob Hawken who produced the famous Hawken Rifle, the "gun that settled the west." The house is located in Webster Groves Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63119, Museums, Webster Groves Missouri

Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum - Information on The Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum located at the Creve Coeur Airport in Maryland Heights Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63146, Maryland Heights Missouri, Museums

Historic Cahokia Courthouse

Historic Cahokia Courthouse - The Historic Cahokia Courthouse was built in 1740 and is an example of French Creole architecture, one of the few examples left in the United States. It is located in St Clair County in Cahokia Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62206, Cahokia Illinois, Museums

Historic Hanley House

Historic Hanley House - The Historic Hanley House was built in 1855 and originally sat on a one hundred acre farm. Members of the Martin Franklin Hanley family occupied the home for 113 years before it was given to Clayton Missouri for a historical museum. - More Info Tags: 63105, Clayton Missouri, Museums

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center - The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center features artifacts and photographs from St. Louis Holocaust survivors and is located in St. Louis County Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63146, Museums

Boeing St Louis

James S. McDonnell Prologue Room - The James S. McDonnell Prologue Room is in the lobby of Building 100 which is part of Boeing's Integrated Defense Systems. The Prologue Room features the history of aeronautics in St. Louis and the United States. - More Info Tags: 63134, Museums

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is located in Downtown St. Louis and includes the Gateway Arch, the Old Courthouse and the Westward Expansion Museum. - More Info Tags: 63102, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

Jesse James Wax Museum

Jesse James Wax Museum - Jesse James Wax Museum features a large collection of Jesse James and his gang's belongings and fire arms. - More Info Tags: Museums

John Colter Museum and Visitor Center

John Colter Museum and Visitor Center - John Colter Museum and Visitor Center is located in New Haven Missouri. The museum contains art exhibits featuring John Colter and the Lewis and Clark Expedition as well as Native American artifacts and Missouri River history. - More Info Tags: 63068, Museums, New Haven Missouri

Katherine Dunham Museum

Katherine Dunham Museum - The Katherine Dunham Museum is located in East St Louis Illinois and houses extensive collections of costumes, mementos and art of Miss Dunham's. - More Info Tags: 62201, East St Louis Illinois, Museums

Kemp Auto Museum

Kemp Auto Museum - The Kemp Auto Museum which is located in West St. Louis County in Chesterfield Missouri, has on display automobiles that are "historically significant and artistically inspired". - More Info Tags: 63005, Museums, Chesterfield Missouri

Labor and Industry Museum

Labor and Industry Museum - The Labor and Industry Museum chronicles the contributions the Belleville Illinois area made to the nation's industrial movement. - More Info Tags: 62220, Belleville Illinois, Museums

Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center

Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center - The Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center features artifacts and information from the famous journey Lewis and Clark made up the Missouri River. It is a St Louis attractions located in St Charles Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63301, Museums, St Charles City

The Magic House

Magic House - The Magic House is a superb "hands-on" museum for children of all ages located in Kirkwood Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63122, Kirkwood Missouri, Museums

Martin-Boismenue House

Martin-Boismenue House - Information on the Martin-Boismenue House, a French Creole home built in 1790 in East Carondelet Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62240, East Carondelet Illinois, Museums

Maryville Heritage Museum

Maryville Heritage Museum - The Maryville Heritage Museum features items that showcase the history of the citizens of Maryville Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62062, Maryville Illinois, Museums

Mastodon State Historic Site

Mastodon State Historic Site - Mastodon State Historic Site is on the National Register of Historic Places because of the important archaeological and paleontological finds discovered at the park. It is located in Jefferson County in Imperial Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63052, Museums

Meramec Valley Historical Museum - Meramec Valley Historical Museum, located in Pacific Missouri, documents and preserves the history of the Meramec Valley communities of Pacific, Gray Summit, Labadie, Robertsville, Catawissa and Villa Ridge. - More Info - Tags: 63069, Museums, Pacific Missouri

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is a collection of art from the 19th through the 21st centuries of American and European artists. It is located on the campus of Washington University in St Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63130, Museums, University City Missouri

Missouri Civil War Museum

Missouri Civil War Museum - The Missouri Civil War Museum is located in the restored Jefferson Barracks Post Exchange and Gymnasium Building. - More Info Tags: 63125, Lemay Missouri, Museums

Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum - The Missouri History Museum features exhibits on the 1904 World's Fair, exhibits on St. Louis, past and present, and a replica of Charles Lindbergh's airplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, as well as many others. It is a St Louis attraction located in Forest Park in St Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63112, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

Missouri Meerschaum Museum

Missouri Meerschaum Museum - Missouri Meerschaum Museum, is located in the Missouri Meerschaum Corn Cob Pipe Factory which was established in 1869, and is the oldest corn cob pipe manufacturer in the United States. - More Info Tags: 63090, Museums, Washington Missouri

The Moto Museum

Moto Museum - The Moto Museum is a the personal motorcycle collection of Steve Smith located in the Grand Center in the City of St Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63103, City of St Louis Missouri, Museums

Museum of Transportation

Museum of Transportation - The Museum of Transportation features exhibits of all modes of transportation, ranging from trains to tugboats and everything in between! It is a St Louis attraction located in West St Louis County Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63122, Attractions, Museums

The Museum of Westward Expansion

Museum of Westward Expansion - The Museum of Westward Expansion is located below the Gateway Arch. And by "below" we mean "underground!" - More Info Tags: 63102, Attractions, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums

The National Great Rivers Museum

National Great Rivers Museum - The National Great Rivers Museum is located at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam in Alton Illinois. It features exhibits on the importance of the Mississippi River to the people and wildlife who live near it. - More Info Tags: 62002, Alton Illinois, Museums

Old Courthouse

Old Courthouse - The Old Courthouse features a museum of memorabilia of the famous Dred Scott trial and has two courtrooms set up to represent two separate time periods. It is located in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info Tags: 63102, City of St Louis Missouri, Downtown St Louis, Museums

Old Fire Engine Museum

Old Fire Engine Museum - The Old Fire Engine Museum is located in Granite City Illinois chronicles the history of firefighting. - More Info Tags: 62040, Granite City Illinois, Museums

Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House

Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House - Information on the Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House located in Granite City Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62040, Granite City Illinois, Museums

Payne-Gentry House

Payne-Gentry House - The Payne-Gentry House is a historic museum chronicling the more than 100 years the Payne-Gentry family lived in the home. It is located in Bridgeton Missouri in North St Louis County. - More Info Tags: 63044, Bridgeton Missouri, Museums