Established in 1910, this zoo is recognized as one of the top zoological institution world-wide. The zoo's 90-acres are home to more than 18,000 exotic animals, many of which are rare and endangered. The zoo and most of the zoo attractions are free to the general public.
Bixby's, inside the Missouri History Museum
, boasts a spectacular view of Forest Park through an expansive ceiling-to-floor wall of curved glass. The menu includes salads, sandwiches, soups and desserts; wine is available.
The Saint Louis Art Museum is a leading museum of art, with one of the nation's most comprehensive collections, including works of extraordinary quality from practically every time period and culture. The building was designed for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (also known as the St. Louis World’s Fair).
This museum was founded in 1866. The permanent collection includes: Missouri and St. Louis related materials; colonial and native artifacts; items from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (The World’s Fair); objects relating to Charles Lindbergh and his trans-Atlantic flight; artifacts from the Lewis and Clark Expedition; and memorabilia of national and international importance.