Trip Planner:   USA  /  Missouri  /  Saint Louis  /  Museums  /  Missouri History Museum
Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis
(4.3/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the beginnings of the state at Missouri History Museum. An example of a green museum, the attraction's construction is at the forefront of environmentally conscious architecture. You can explore exhibits on geology, topography, society, and history for a broad perspective on the state's development. You'll see Native American artifacts, colonial items, and innovations that helped the state thrive. The highlight of the collection is a replica of Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St.Louis aircraft. Self-guided tours are encouraged. Plan to see Missouri History Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Saint Louis itinerary planner.
Create a full Saint Louis itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Saint Louis

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Saint Louis by other users

3 days in Saint Louis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Missouri BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Missouri BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in United States, Toronto & Montreal BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Saint Louis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Saint Louis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Missouri BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We have visited the museum several times and most recently this past summer. Very educational and the rotating exhibits are always great. This past summer was the "little black dress" collection. We w...  more »
  • This past summer I visited the museum for the "Little Black Dress" exhibit. It was truly a beautiful exhibit.Although that exhibit has left, there are currently two other amazing exhibits to enjoy. On...  more »
  • I made my way out to the Missouri History Museum for the opportunity to check out the ‘Route 66: Main Street through St. Louis’ exhibit, having driven it I continue learning more and more about it. I’...  more »
Google
  • Free museum where you can learn more about the local St Louis history. Rotating special exhibits help bring something new from time to time. Great brunch available but get reservations!
  • What a wonderful museum, great exhibits like Route 66 & Little Black Dress (this one will be gone after Labor Day), the History Clubhouse, just for children, 1904 Worlds Fair exhibit, and a few more! The gift shop is amazing, if you don't buy, you will definitely want to browse! The cafe and restaurants have lots of good things to eat, definitely a great way to spend an afternoon
  • Was here during an exhibit on the history of route 66 and a fashion history of the little black dress. Whats really impressive about this museum other than the beautiful park its situated in and the excellent curating is the fact that its entry is free. Be sure to donate when entering to keep such wonderful public services available for all.
  • I love visiting the History Museum! The exhibits and extra program's are always captivating. There us something different everytime to experience.
  • The children's area was a blast for my 2yr old to play in. Great way to get kids excited about history. A great experience for all ages. Learn something and have fun doing it!