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Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center


The Library and Research Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 12pm to 5pm, and Saturday from 10am to 5pm. No appointment is necessary.

2017–18 Holiday Hours

Sunday, December 24: Museum Closes 3pm, Library Closed
Monday, December 25: 
Museum and Library Closed
Sunday, December 31: 
Museum Closes 3pm, Library Closed
Monday, January 1: 
Museum Open, Library Closed

If you have a group of 10 or more, click HERE to learn more about scheduling a visit to the Margaret Blanke Grigg Reading Room.  

To contact the Library, please call (314) 746-4500 or email

To contact the Archives, please call (314) 746-4510 or email

To contact the Photographs department, please call (314) 746-4511 or email


Museum Collections and Media

By appointment only.

To make an appointment with an Objects curator, please call (314) 746-4441 or email

To make an appointment with the Media archivist, please call (314) 746-4585 or email

Library and Research Center

Street Address:
225 South Skinker Blvd. (across from Forest Park)
St. Louis, MO 63105

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 11940
St. Louis, MO 63112

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