Originally built as the first national monument to Thomas Jefferson, the Missouri History Museum engages visitors in the exciting history of St. Louis from its founding in 1764 up to the present day.
See the Spirit of St. Louis - sister plane to Lindbergh's, marvel at the magnitude of the 1904 World's Fair, learn about the historic breweries of the city, relive the glory days of the St. Louis Browns and the St. Louis Cardinals, and much more! Interactive galleries offer children hands-on opportunities for learning. See website for a daily schedule of activities including storytelling, lectures and theater performances.
Open for lunch and private events, Bixby’s Restaurant features floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of Forest Park. The Museum Shop offers great gifts for all ages.
The Museum is located in the northern section of Forest Park at the intersection of Lindell and DeBaliviere. General admission is free; fees for some special exhibits.