Campbell House Museum

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1508 Locust St., Saint Louis, MO 63103 1508 Locust St., Saint Louis Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Closed All Hours
+13144210325

Missouri's Saint Louis' Campbell House Museum is a great place to go for some amazing artwork. This weekend, don't do the same old thing. Head to this museum!

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    Sun
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Mon-Tue
    Closed
    Wed-Sat
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Report | 5 months ago
We had a great tour with Mr Rathert!
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Report | 5 months ago
The detailed account of the residents was incredible. Our guide was a walking encyclopedia, absolutely impressive. Sooooo worth it !
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Report | 7 months ago
Awesome house from 1850's with furniture and personal belongings from the family. Unbelievable that it still exists. it includes the decorations and furniture that are original as shown from black and white photographs taking in the 1890's
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Report | 7 months ago
Great guided tour of a beautiful old mansion‼️
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Report | 8 months ago
Extraordinary! All original to the house with photos to prove it
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Report | 8 months ago
absolutely fascinating great house and tour guide
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Report | 8 months ago
very knowledgeable guidethoroughly enjoyable!!!
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Report | 10 months ago
The museum docent, Dennis, is the best!
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Report | 11 months ago
Excellent tour and piece of history
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Report | a year ago
Read the history of the family online before hand so you can ask any questions of the docent during the tour.
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When it was first established in the early 1850s, the neighborhood known as Lucas Place was a piece of farmland on its way to becoming the first clearly defined wealthy suburb of St. Louis. Much has changed since then, as the city has expanded around the neighborhood and many of the elegant buildings have made way for more modern incarnations. One building, however, has largely stayed the same.

Built in 1851, the Campbell House was the home of renowned fur trader and businessman Robert Camp­bell and his family. The Campbells would continue to occupy the house until 1938, acquiring furniture, paintings, clothing, and other period artifacts to fill the house over the years. The family also took a detailed set of interior photographs in the 1880s that were only rediscovered in the late 20th century. These photographs would prove to be of great historical importance, as they formed the basis for a massive renovation project that would result in the opening of the Campbell House Museum.

Today, the Campbell House Museum attracts visitors from St. Louis and beyond, many of whom come to get a glimpse of what the city was like before modern conveniences such as electricity. The house retains many of the family's original possessions, as well as library books and state archives that offer a further glimpse into 19th-century American life.

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Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mon-Tue
Closed
Wed-Sat
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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