History Related Things To Do In St Louis

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History Related Things To Do In St. Louis

For those who love history, the St. Louis Area is rich in all kinds of history! Did you know that Daniel Boone settled here? Or that Mastodons roamed the area? How about that William Clark is buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery? Or that a giant lived in Alton? Did you know that Scott Joplin once lived in Downtown St. Louis? Discover some new places or explore old favorites. We've listed some of our favorites below!

Alton Museum of History and Art

Alton Museum of History and Art - The Alton Museum of History and Art showcases the art and history of the citizens of the Alton area. It is located on the SIU Dental School campus in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, civil-war, featured, historic, history, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois,Museums

Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery - Bellefontaine Cemetery has many historically important people interred within its beautiful and peaceful 314 acres. Some of those buried there are Adolphus Busch, William Clark, James Eads, James S. McDonnell and many more. - More Info - Tags: 63115, 63147, attractions, cemetery, featured, historic, history, lewis-and-clark, locations, missouri, northside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63115,63147,City of St Louis Missouri

Cahokia Mounds

Cahokia Mounds - Cahokia Mounds is an early Mississippian civilization archeological treasure! It is located in Collinsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, 62234, about, attractions, collinsville, featured, historic, history, illinois, kids, landmark, museums, native-american, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,62234,Collinsville Illinois,Attractions,Museums

Camp River Dubois

Camp River Dubois - Information on Camp River Dubois, the winter camp for Lewis and Clark before the expedition began. Featured there is a museum with exhibitions including a 55-foot full scale replica of the keel boat and a replica of Fort. - More Info - Tags: 62048, attractions, buildings, featured, hartford, historic, history, illinois, kids, lewis-and-clark, madison, madison-county-info, museums, places, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62048,Hartford Illinois,Museums

Daniel Boone Home

Daniel Boone Home - The Daniel Boone Home was the Missouri home of the great frontiersman, Daniel Boone and his family. It is located near Defiance Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63332, 63341, about, attractions, buildings, family, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, missouri, museums, st-charles-county-info, stcharles, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63341,63332,Museums

Eugene Field House

Eugene Field House - Eugene Field House was the home of the children's poet, Eugene Field and his father Roswell Field, an important lawyer in the Dred Scott slavery case. Today it is a toy museum and a National Historic Landmark located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, attractions, buildings, downtown, family, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Faust Park Historic Village - The Faust Park Historic Village is a "heritage museum" being a collection of nineteenth century historic homes and buildings that have been moved to Faust Park to preserve the heritage of St Louis County. Many of the buildings and homes can be toured. - More Info - Tags: 63017, about, attractions, chesterfield, featured, historic, history, kids, missouri, museums, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ttd, westco, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63017,Chesterfield Missouri,Museums

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site - The First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is the location of Missouri's Capitol until the one in Jefferson City could be completed. It is located in Historic St. Charles Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, buildings, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, missouri, museums, st-charles, st-charles-county-info, state, stcharles, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,Museums,St Charles City

Fort de Chartres

Fort de Chartres - Fort de Chartres is located in Prairie du Rocher Illinois. The stone fort was built by the French to govern the Illinois Country in 1760. Today a portion of the fort is reconstructed. - More Info - Tags: 62277, attractions, creole, day-trips, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, locations, prairie-du-rocher, randolph, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62277,Prairie du Rocher Illinois

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site - Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site is located near Ellis Grove Illinois. The earthworks are all that remains of the fort that was built by the French in 1703 to protect the town of Kaskaskia. - More Info - Tags: 62241, attractions, creole, ellis-grove, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, lewis-and-clark, locations, randolph, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62241,Ellis Grove Illinois

Grant's Farm

Grant's Farm - Grant's Farm is the ancestral home of the Busch family and features a petting zoo, elephant and exotic bird shows and of course Anheuser-Busch products! It is located in Grantwood Village Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63123, about, animals, attractions, family, featured, german, grantwood-village-missouri, historic, history, kids, locations, metro, missouri, southco, st-louis-spring-things-to-do, stlco, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63123,Grantwood Village Missouri

The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture

Griot Museum of Black History & Culture - The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture is located in the St. Louis Place Neighborhood in the City of St Louis Missouri and is the premiere museum in the region on African-American history. - More Info - Tags: 63106, about, african-american, attractions, featured, historic, history, kids, missouri, museums, northside, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-place-neighborhood, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63106,City of St Louis Missouri,Museums

Hannibal Missouri

Hannibal Missouri - Hannibal Missouri is the historic boyhood city of the famous author, Mark Twain and located in Marion County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63401, about, attractions, day-trips, family, featured, hannibal, historic, history, kids, marion, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63401,Hannibal Missouri

Historic Alton, Illinois

Historic Alton Illinois - Alton, Illinois has been the location of many historic events in the history of the United States. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, ghosts, halloween, historic, history, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Historic Cahokia Courthouse

Historic Cahokia Courthouse - The Historic Cahokia Courthouse was built in 1740 and is an example of French Creole architecture, one of the few examples left in the United States. It is located in St Clair County in Cahokia Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62206, about, attractions, buildings, cahokia, creole, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, landmark, lewis-and-clark, museums, st-clair-county-info, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Museums

Historic Hermann Missouri vineyard

Historic Hermann Missouri - Hermann, Missouri, located 90 minutes west of downtown St. Louis, was established in 1837 as a German Society Settlement. Beautiful country, wineries, and more await you. - More Info - Tags: 65041, about, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, gasconade, german, hermann, historic, history, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 65041,Hermann Missouri

Historic Kimmswick

Historic Kimmswick - The city of Historic Kimmswick is the home of the famous Blue Owl Restaurant and many fun boutiques and is located in Jefferson County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63052, 63053, about, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, historic, history, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, missouri, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63053,63052,Kimmswick Missouri

Historic St Charles

Historic St Charles - Historic St Charles is the location of the first state capital of Missouri and is located in St Charles County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, christmas, featured, historic, history, lewis-and-clark, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, st-charles, st-charles-county-info, st-louis-winter-things-to-do, stcharles, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,St Charles City

Historic Washington Missouri

Historic Washington Missouri - Historic Washington Missouri has a rich history with many historical homes, buildings and districts. It is located along the Missouri River and on the Missouri Wine Trail. - More Info - Tags: 63090, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, german, historic, history, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, washington, ziphome - Public Tags: 63090,Washington Missouri

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center - The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center features artifacts and photographs from St. Louis Holocaust survivors and is located in St. Louis County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63146, about, attractions, featured, historic, history, kids, midco, missouri, museums, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, stlco, ttd, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63146,Museums

Mastodon State Historic Site

Mastodon State Historic Site - Mastodon State Historic Site is on the National Register of Historic Places because of the important archaeological and paleontological finds discovered at the park. It is located in Jefferson County in Imperial Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63052, about, attractions, family, featured, historic, history, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, jefferson-county-missouri-parks, kids, locations, missouri, museums, national-register, parks, recreation, science, state, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63052,Museums

Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum - The Missouri History Museum features exhibits on the 1904 World's Fair, exhibits on St. Louis, past and present, and a replica of Charles Lindbergh's airplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, as well as many others. It is a St Louis attraction located in Forest Park in St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63112, about, attractions, buildings, featured, forest-park, historic, history, kids, lewis-and-clark, metro, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, west-central, ziphome - Public Tags: 63112,City of St Louis Missouri,Museums

The Museum of Westward Expansion

Museum of Westward Expansion - The Museum of Westward Expansion is located below the Gateway Arch. And by "below" we mean "underground!" - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, attractions, downtown, family, featured, historic, history, kids, missouri, museums, riverfront, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,Attractions,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Old Courthouse

Old Courthouse - The Old Courthouse features a museum of memorabilia of the famous Dred Scott trial and has two courtrooms set up to represent two separate time periods. It is located in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, attractions, buildings, christmas, downtown, family, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, martin-luther-king-weekend, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Pierre Menard Home Historic Site

Pierre Menard Home Historic Site - The Pierre Menard Home Historic Site is located in Ellis Grove Illinois. The home was built around 1815 by Pierre Menard, the first Lieutenant Governor of the then new State of Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62241, attractions, buildings, creole, ellis-grove-illinois, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, landmark, randolph, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd, ziphome, national - Public Tags: 62241,Ellis Grove Illinois

Prairie du Rocher

Prairie du Rocher - Prairie du Rocher is located in Randolph County Illinois and was settled as a French farming community in 1722. - More Info - Tags: 62277, attractions, creole, day-trips, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, prairie-du-rocher, randolph, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62277,Prairie du Rocher Illinois

Sainte Genevieve

Sainte Genevieve - The city of Sainte Genevieve is a historic French colonial village and is situated along the Mighty Mississippi River. It is located one hour south of the city of St. Louis in Ste. Genevieve County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63670, about, attractions, creole, day-trips, featured, french, historic, history, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, stegenevieve, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63670,Sainte Genevieve Missouri

Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

Scott Joplin House State Historic Site - Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime, brought his new wife to St. Louis in 1900 and moved into this brick flat located in downtown St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63103, african-american, attractions, buildings, downtown, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, midtown-neighborhood, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, state, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63103,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum - The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum was built to honor the St. Louisans who served and lost their lives in World War I. It is located in downtown St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63103, about, attractions, downtown, downtown-west-neighborhood, featured, historic, history, kids, memorial-day, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, veterans-day, ziphome - Public Tags: 63103,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site - The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site is located in South St Louis County. The landmark White Haven is located there which is the historic homestead of Grant's wife, Julia Dent and her family. - More Info - Tags: 63123, about, attractions, civil-war, family, featured, grantwood-village, grantwood-village-missouri, historic, history, kids, landmark, locations, missouri, national, national-parks, southco, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63123,Grantwood Village Missouri