Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Venues

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Departments and Agencies

  • Soldiers Memorial Military Museum
    The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in downtown St. Louis, at 1315 Chestnut Street, is operated by the St. Louis Board of Public Service.

Informational Pages

  • Cabanne House
    The Cabanne House was the first brick farmhouse west of the Mississippi River. Jean Pierre Cabanne built the house on the site that is Forest Park in 1819
  • Soldiers Memorial News
    Current news and announcements about exhibits, events, and happenings at the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum.

External Resources

  • Cahokia Mounds
    Cahokia Mounds is located in Collinsville, Illinois and is was one of the greatest cities of the world, Cahokia was larger than London was in AD 1250.
  • City Museum
    Where the imagination runs wild!
  • Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
    The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is one of the leading voices in the world of contemporary art. The Contemporary is dedicated to exhibiting the visual arts and artists of our time and to producing nationally recognized education programs.
  • Gateway Arch
    The top of the Gateway Arch is just one of the amazing sights to see while at the Gateway Arch Riverfront.
  • Get Around St. Louis
    Directions to stadiums, museums, and other popular attractions.
  • 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
  • Missouri History Museum
    Missouri History Museum
  • Museum of Transportation
    The Museum of Transportation was founded in 1944 by a group of individuals dedicated to preserving the past. They acquired the 1870’s Bellefontaine #33 mule-drawn streetcar from the St. Louis Public Service Company and they formed a nonprofit organization titled the St Louis Railway Historical Society which later became the Transport Museum Association.
  • Peabody Opera House
    Peabody Opera House is a historic, 3100 seat theater in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Originally opened in 1934, the Peabody Opera House stage has welcomed some of entertainment’s greatest performers, including Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. Following a $78.7 million restoration, this historical gem has been restored to its original splendor and undergone state-of-the-art upgrades.
  • Soldiers Memorial Military Museum
    The quality and pride of craftsmanship, the careful attention to detail and design, confirm the depth of commitment and steadfast appreciation of Great Depression-era St. Louisans for those who served in the armed forces—veterans—and for those who served to the last measure of their lives—who made “The Supreme Sacrifice.”
  • St. Louis Art Museum
    The Saint Louis Art Museum collects, presents, interprets, and conserves works of art across time and cultures for the people of St Louis.
  • St. Louis Public Library
    Branch location information, online catalog search, event schedule, and kids area. Also provides Internet access to important city government information.
  • St. Louis Public Library
    Welcome to the virtual St. Louis Public Library!  Over the past decade there has been a transformation of many of the ways the St. Louis Public Library serves our customers.  We now welcome thousands of visitors every day through  You come to us from all over the state, the nation and the world to find the Library’s resources and to learn about St. Louis.
  • St. Louis Soldier Memorial Military Museum
    Memorial plaza and memorial building to honor the gallant sons and daughters of Missouri, and of our city, who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War.
  • St. Louis Union Station
    A National Historic Landmark with historic hotel, unique specialty shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. Free Memories Museum, self-guided walking tour and guided tours.
  • St. Louis Zoo
    The St. Louis Zoo conserves animals and their habitats through animal management, research, recreation, and educational programs that encourage the support and enrich the experience of the public.
  • St. Louis for Art Lovers - Explore St. Louis
    St. Louis’ artistic flare is on display at museums and galleries of all sizes and subject matter.
  • St. Louis for Theater Lovers - Explore St. Louis
    With more than 40 professional theatre companies, in addition to world-class dance, comedy and improv troupes, St. Louis offers the theatre-lover so much to explore!
  • The Butterfly House
    A division of Missouri's Botanical Gardens.
  • The Muny
    The Muny, short for The Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis, is an outdoor musical amphitheatre, located in Forest Park.

Plans and Reports

  • Soulard Market Master Plan
    View the conceptual Master Plan for renovating the Historic Soulard Farmers Market and the adjacent Soulard Market Park.

Meeting Materials

Recent News

Authors at Your Library - April 2015
Newsgram item from the St. Louis Public Library about booksignings during April 2015

Strategic Planning Discussion Groups
Newsgram item from the St. Louis Public Library about Discussion Group meetings that have been scheduled to enhance strategic planning efforts

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