The Missouri History Museum – originally built as the first national monument to Thomas Jefferson – engages visitors in the excitement of historical people, places and things.
In additin to permanent exhibits, there is an ever changing schedule of extraordinary special exhibits fascinating events. Interactive galleries offer children hands-on opportunities for learning.
Bixby’s Restaurant features floor-to-ceiling windows, with stunning views of Forest Park. Bixby’s is open for lunch and private events. The Museum Shop is filled with great gifts and mementos for all ages.
The Museum is located in the northern section of Forest Park. There is a MetroLink station within a short block.
See the website for current and upcoming exhibits, event schedules, children’s activities, storytelling, lectures, concerts and theater performances. Fees for some exhibits and events.
Note: The museum may ocassionally alter its hours for special exhibits and activities and private events.