Best history museums in St. Louis

Check out the top history museums in St. Louis, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Forest Park
1. Forest Park
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220 local reviews
5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 314-367-7275
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Amy Cate
This is the best park I have ever been to anywhere. It's better than Central Park in NYC and better than the…
Ivan
The heart of St. Louis, first opened in 1876. Site of the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (AKA St. Louis…
Edward
Forest Park, one of the largest urban park in the United States, is a natural oasis in an urban environment…
1. Forest Park
1. Forest Park
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220 local reviews
5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 314-367-7275
Amy Cate
Amy Cate
This is the best park I have ever been to anywhere. It's better than Central Park in NYC and better than the Jardin de Luxembourg in Paris. …
Ivan
Ivan
The heart of St. Louis, first opened in 1876. Site of the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (AKA St. Louis World's Fair), which, legend…
Edward
Edward
Forest Park, one of the largest urban park in the United States, is a natural oasis in an urban environment. Located on 1,293 acres in the…
2. Missouri History Museum
2. Missouri History Museum
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65 local reviews
5700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 314-746-4599
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Kira
A much smaller museum than the art museum also located in Forest Park, the Missouri History Museum has classic…
Korey
Free Admission! Missouri History Museum is a beautiful museum with well-curated exhibits. The unique floor…
Jarry
A history museum about missouri. You can also know about the World's Fair in St. Louis, 1904.
2. Missouri History Museum
2. Missouri History Museum
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65 local reviews
5700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 314-746-4599
Kira
Kira
A much smaller museum than the art museum also located in Forest Park, the Missouri History Museum has classic exhibits on the history of…
Korey
Korey
Free Admission! Missouri History Museum is a beautiful museum with well-curated exhibits. The unique floor shows the meeting of the rivers…
Jarry
Jarry
A history museum about missouri. You can also know about the World's Fair in St. Louis, 1904.
3. Saint Louis Art Museum
3. Saint Louis Art Museum
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154 local reviews
1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 314-721-0072
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Kira
Affectionately known as SLAM, the Saint Louis Art Museum is home to an outstanding permanent collection and…
Kenneth And Maureen
Running/Biking Trails, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis History Museum, St. Louis Art…
Shina
Well I just like ART! Permanent exhibits are free everyday, like most family activities. Also check out the…
3. Saint Louis Art Museum
3. Saint Louis Art Museum
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154 local reviews
1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 314-721-0072
Kira
Kira
Affectionately known as SLAM, the Saint Louis Art Museum is home to an outstanding permanent collection and interesting transient exhibits,…
Kenneth And Maureen
Kenneth And Maureen
Running/Biking Trails, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis History Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, The Muny, playgrounds,…
Shina
Shina
Well I just like ART! Permanent exhibits are free everyday, like most family activities. Also check out the Zoo or the History Museum, also…
4. Saint Louis Science Center
4. Saint Louis Science Center
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30 local reviews
5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
(314) 289-4400
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Emily And Anthony
Also FREE, it's the perfect place to take a rambunctious toddler or kids of all ages from 8 months to 80…
4. Saint Louis Science Center
4. Saint Louis Science Center
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30 local reviews
5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
(314) 289-4400
Emily And Anthony
Emily And Anthony
Also FREE, it's the perfect place to take a rambunctious toddler or kids of all ages from 8 months to 80 years! A natural history museum…
5. Forest Park-DeBaliviere
5. Forest Park-DeBaliviere
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9 local reviews
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Becky
Check out St. Louis's Forest Park! Home of the 1904 World's Fair with an exhibit at the Missouri History…
Adam
World-leading Zoo, Art Museum, and History Museum, all free to the public. Two golf courses, Muny out door…
5. Forest Park-DeBaliviere
5. Forest Park-DeBaliviere
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9 local reviews
Becky
Becky
Check out St. Louis's Forest Park! Home of the 1904 World's Fair with an exhibit at the Missouri History Museum! Forest Park also is the…
Adam
Adam
World-leading Zoo, Art Museum, and History Museum, all free to the public. Two golf courses, Muny out door amphitheater, Science Center, and…
6. Bixby's
6. Bixby's
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2 local reviews
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis
+1 314-361-7313
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Sarah
Bixby’s, located on the second floor of the Missouri History Museum, isn’t your typical museum eatery…
Marlo
Awesome Sunday brunch and weekday lunch. Really good food and nice view of the park. Located in History…
6. Bixby's
6. Bixby's
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2 local reviews
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis
+1 314-361-7313
Sarah
Sarah
Bixby’s, located on the second floor of the Missouri History Museum, isn’t your typical museum eatery. Gorgeous views of the Forest Park…
Marlo
Marlo
Awesome Sunday brunch and weekday lunch. Really good food and nice view of the park. Located in History Museum.
7. Forest Park Visitors Center EB
7. Forest Park Visitors Center EB
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12 local reviews
Forest Park Visitors Center EB
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Kyle
So many different places to site see all in one location. The St. Louis Zoo, Art Museum, History Museum, Muny…
Amy
Forest Park is a St. Louis treasure with the Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, The Muny Theater, History Museum,…
7. Forest Park Visitors Center EB
7. Forest Park Visitors Center EB
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12 local reviews
Forest Park Visitors Center EB
Kyle
Kyle
So many different places to site see all in one location. The St. Louis Zoo, Art Museum, History Museum, Muny Theatre, and Science Center…
Amy
Amy
Forest Park is a St. Louis treasure with the Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, The Muny Theater, History Museum, Public Golf Course, Boathouse…