West St Louis County Historic Places

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West St. Louis County Historic Places

West St. Louis County has some unique historic places. One of them is the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog. The "Dog Museum" is not historic, but it is housed in the historic home of Edgar Monsanto Queeny, or the Jarville House, which was built in 1853 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Creve Coeur Lake is historic because it was the location of the 1904 Summer Olympics rowing competition. West County has an auto museum, the Kemp Auto Museum, an airplane museum, the Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, and a "heritage museum", the Faust Park Historic Village.

Below is a list of historic places that can be visited in West St. Louis County. Enjoy spending a day visiting one or plot out an entire day of historic places to visit! Some are free, others charge an admission fee and still others are private and can only be viewed from the street or by the owner's permission (please be courteous!). Enjoy! We did!

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog - American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is housed in the historic Jarville House, also known as the Renard-Queeny House, and is located in Queeny Park in West St. Louis County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63131, attractions, featured, historic, missouri, museums, national-register, st-louis-county-info, stlco, westco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63131,Museums

Babler Memorial State Park

Babler Memorial State Park - Babler Memorial State Park is located in West St Louis County in Wildwood Missouri. Babler provides many opportunities for recreation. There are several hiking trails and camping sites that are available to organized groups within the park. - More Info - Tags: 63005, about, featured, historic, missouri, parks, recreation, state, stlco, stlco-recreation, westco, westco-recreation, ziphome - Public Tags: 63005,Recreation,Wildwood Missouri

Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park

Creve Coeur Park - Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park is a perfect place for a day of recreation. The park has a 320-acre natural lake perfect for fishing, sail boating or wind surfing, plus picnic sites and a 4 mile paved walking or biking trail. This park is located in West St. Louis County in Maryland Heights Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63043, 63146, about, featured, historic, missouri, parks, recreation, st-louis-county-info, st-louis-spring-things-to-do, stl-county-park, stlco, stlco-recreation, ttd, westco, westco-recreation, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63043,63146,Maryland Heights Missouri,Recreation

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

Kemp Auto Museum

Kemp Auto Museum - The Kemp Auto Museum which is located in West St. Louis County in Chesterfield Missouri, has on display automobiles that are "historically significant and artistically inspired". - More Info - Tags: 63005, attractions, featured, historic, kids, museums, stlco, ttd, westco, ziphome, automobiles, chesterfield - Public Tags: 63005,Museums,Chesterfield Missouri

Lake School Park

Lake School Park - Lake School Park is located in Creve Coeur Missouri and features the historic Lake School as well as a soccer field and lighted tennis courts. - More Info - Tags: 63141, about, creve-coeur, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, parks, recreation, stlco, tennis, westco, westco-recreation, ziphome - Public Tags: 63141,Creve Coeur Missouri

Manchester United Methodist Church

Manchester United Methodist Church - Manchester United Methodist Church is located in Manchester Missouri in West St Louis County. - More Info - Tags: 63011, buildings, church, featured, historic, landmark, manchester, methodist, missouri, stlco, westco, worship - Public Tags: 63011,Church,Manchester Missouri

Millennium Park

Millennium Park - The Millennium Park is one of Creve Couer's city parks as well as featuring the historic landmark, Tappmeyer Farmhouse. - More Info - Tags: 63141, about, creve-coeur, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, parks, recreation, stlco, westco, westco-recreation, ziphome - Public Tags: 63141,Creve Coeur Missouri

Museum of Transportation

Museum of Transportation - The Museum of Transportation features exhibits of all modes of transportation, ranging from trains to tugboats and everything in between! It is a St Louis attraction located in West St Louis County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63122, about, attractions, family, featured, historic, kids, metro, missouri, museums, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ttd, westco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63122,Attractions,Museums

Old Stone Church

Old Stone Church - The Old Stone Church or Old Bonhomme Church was the original location of the Bonhomme Presbyterian Church. It was built in 1841 and the Easter Sunrise service is held there every year. It is located in Chesterfield Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63017, about, attractions, buildings, chesterfield, church, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, presbyterian, stlco, westco, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63017,Chesterfield Missouri

Route 66 State Park

Route 66 State Park - Route 66 State Park features a Route 66 Museum with Route 66 memorabilia. The park also has hiking, biking and equestrian trails, a boat launch and fishing in the Meramec River and picnic facilities. It is located in West St Louis County in Eureka Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63025, about, eureka, featured, historic, historic-route-66, missouri, parks, recreation, state, stlco, stlco-recreation, westco, westco-recreation, ziphome - Public Tags: 63025,Eureka Missouri,Recreation

Thornhill Farm

Thornhill Farm - Thornhill Farm, the family home of Missouri's second Governor, Frederick Bates, has been restored and is a historic museum. It is located in Faust Park, in the Faust Historical Village, in Chesterfield Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63017, about, attractions, buildings, chesterfield, featured, halloween, historic, landmark, missouri, museums, stlco, westco, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63017,Chesterfield Missouri,Museums


More West St Louis County Historic Places


Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum - Information on The Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum located at the Creve Coeur Airport in Maryland Heights Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63146, 90210, attractions, featured, historic, maryland-heights, missouri, museums, stlco, westco, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63146,Maryland Heights Missouri,Museums

Longview Farm Park - Longview Farm Park is located in Town and Country Missouri and features the historic Longview Farm house with banquet and special event facilities. The park is 30 arces and has a horse stable, playground, picnic facilities, tennis courts and walking trails. - More Info - Tags: 63141, about, featured, historic, missouri, parks, recreation, stlco, tennis, town-and-country, westco, westco-recreation, ziphome - Public Tags: 63141,Town and Country Missouri