Please Note: the Museum will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27.

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The Missouri History Museum operates two buildings: the Missouri History Museum at Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park, and the Library and Research Center at 225 South Skinker, across from Forest Park.

Missouri History Museum

Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park
5700 Lindell Boulevard 
St. Louis, MO  63112
Phone:  (314) 746-4599


The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and open late every Tuesday night until 8 p.m.

Click here for hours and info at our Library & Research Center on Skinker Blvd.

*Please note the following holiday hours for 2016-17:

Thursday, November 24: Museum & Library Closed
Friday, November 25: Museum Open, Library Closed
Saturday, November 26: Museum Open, Library Closed
Saturday, December 24: Museum & Library Open, Close at 3pm
Sunday, December 25: Museum & Library Closed
Monday, December 26: Museum Open, Library Closed
Saturday, December 31: Museum & Library Open, Close at 3pm
Sunday, January 1: Museum Open, Library Closed
Monday, January 2: Museum Open, Library Closed

The Missouri History Museum may on occasion close early. For up-to-date hours of operation, please visit the museum’s official website, follow the museum on social media, or call 314-746-4599.

Children at the museumThe Missouri History Museum is accessible to persons with disabilities and seeks to accommodate the needs of our patrons. Please notify the museum two weeks in advance if a member of your group requires a sign language interpreter or other accommodation by calling (314) 361-9017. 

Visitors to the Missouri History Museum may be photographed by Museum photographers and employees. These images may be used by the Museum for publicity purposes in print, online, social media and collateral materials.

General admission to the Museum is free. Fees for special exhibits are listed on the Exhibitions page. Unless otherwise noted, all programs and events are held at the Missouri History Museum. 

For Educators
If you are interested in bringing your students to the Museum, please visit our K-12 Schools page to view our list of offerings and reservation information.

Group Tours
The museum offers a variety of opportunities for groups to enjoy their visit. Choose from an assortment of options to customize the museum experience for your group.

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