St. Louis's history is presented through photographs, memorabilia, first-person narratives, portraits, and more, with displays featuring the city's role in westward expansion, the Dred Scott case (which upheld slavery and helped cause the Civil War), famous St. Louisans such as Chuck Berry and Tennessee Williams, the 1904 World's Fair held at Forest Park, a replica of Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis plane and other items relating to his life and solo transatlantic flight, and exhibits of the city's past. Allow 1 hour for the permanent exhibits, more for special exhibits.
St. Louis› Attraction
Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd., St Louis, USA
Our Rating Neighborhood Jefferson Memorial Building, Forest Park (at Lindell and DeBaliviere) Hours Tues 10am-8pm; Wed-Mon 10am-5pm Transportation MetroLink: Forest Park-DeBaliviere Phone 314/746-4599 Prices Free admission; special exhibitions cost extra (but are free on Tues) Web site Missouri History Museum
Map5700 Lindell Blvd. St Louis USA St. Louis
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