Located in historic downtown Ste. Genevieve, MO, the Sainte Genevieve Museum Learning Center houses a vast selection of the Darrough Collection: artifacts, geological specimens and fossils of the highest quality. The building will feature two levels totaling 11,500 square feet of usable space including a gift shop.
The first floor is an open area designed to take the visitor on a journey of the Earth. The Darrough’s collections of fossils, artifacts, life size dinosaur models, and rare materials highlight the progression of life on Earth. These are used to educate the public about the natural world and ancient cultures that make up our planet.
The second floor, accessible by elevator, includes a classroom, theater, resource center, offices, and a displays describing the history of mining; history of agriculture; Civil War events; fur trading and more in Ste. Genevieve County.