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The Missouri History Musuem can offer assistance in recommending hotels in the St. Louis area close to Forest Park and the History Museum. To make your stay in St. Louis as pleasant and relaxing as possible a directory of area hotels, specials and vacation deals are linked below.

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Learn more about Other St. Louis Attractions and Offers:

Freedom's Gateway: St. Louis in the Civil War
Website partnership highlighting the St. Louis area Civil War activities.

The Town Planner
Coupons available for St. Louis area attractions.

St. Louis Family Attractions Card
Coupons available for St. Louis area attractions and restaurants.

Explore St. Louis
A complete guide to shopping, dining, entertainment and sports in the St. Louis area sponsored by the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission.

Forest Park Forever
In 1986, Forest Park Forever, a private, not-for-profit organization, was founded to work in partnership with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry to make Forest Park the finest urban park in the country.

St. Louis Science Center
Explore more than 700 free, hands-on exhibits on environment, aviation, technology and more. Nominal fee for the James S. McDonnell Planetarium's Space Station experience, OMNIMAX® Theater and special traveling exhibitions.

St. Louis Zoo
The Zoo is home to more than 11,400 exotic animals, many of them rare and endangered. These 810 species represent the major continents and biomes of the world. Set in the rolling hills, lakes and glades of Forest Park, the Saint Louis Zoo is always a great place to be.

Saint Louis Art Museum
The Fine Arts Palace of the 1904 World's Fair is among the leading art museums in the country. Collections range from ancient to contemporary. Special exhibitions are held throughout the year.

Missouri Botanical Garden
The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis-79 acres of beautiful horticultural display.

The Muny
Find fabulous Broadway-style entertainment under the stars at America's oldest and largest outdoor musical theater. From mid-June through mid-Aug. Nightly, in beautiful Forest Park.

The Zoo Museum District

By establishing the Missouri History Museum Subdistrict, the residents of St. Louis City and St. Louis County made the Missouri History Museum a member of the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District (ZMD), a property tax-supported district governed by an eight member Board of Directors. The ZMD distributes the funds through five cultural subdistricts, including the Missouri History Museum, the Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louis Zoo and the Saint Louis Art Museum. To learn more about the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District, visit www.mzdstl.org.

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