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Missouri Civil War Museum

222 Worth Rd, Jefferson Barracks, Saint Louis, MO 63125
+1 314-845-1861
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High Quality Museum with Interesting Information

The Missouri Civil War Museum is a fantastic place to visit. The museum is convenient to drive to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CTS2003
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Outstanding museum

Wonderful presentation on the cause of the Civil War and the Kansas Missouri conflict. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
GM67
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The Missouri Civil War Museum is housed in the old 1905 Jefferson Barracks Post Exchange (PX) and Gymnasium building, formerly part of the Jefferson Barracks military post, which is still an active military installation to this day. Renovations began in 2003, and were completed 10 years later in 2013, with an opening date of June 29, 2013. During the Civil War, the property which this museum is located upon, contained various hospital ward buildings, where suffering and death occurred, thus making this sacred ground, and a most appropriate location for a Missouri Civil War Museum, honoring our soldiers of the past and present.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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222 Worth Rd, Jefferson Barracks, Saint Louis, MO 63125
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Missouri Civil War Museum is a fantastic place to visit. The museum is convenient to drive to because it has its own parking lot on the side of the building complex, and is located very close to a major highway. When you drive there,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful presentation on the cause of the Civil War and the Kansas Missouri conflict. Excellent videos on the four major causes of the Civil War and how Missouri was key in each. Also an in depth presentation on how the Kansas-Missouri Border War was a...More

Thank GM67
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a five-star attraction. First, if I can say that as a relatively uneducated Yankee lady, you should take note. Secondly, it is amazing to us how carefully and lovingly this museum has been put together, overseen, and artifacts collected, with NO tax or...More

Thank Eleanor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in Civil War history and artifacts don’t miss this gem of a find. Beautifully restored building and compelling exhibits. Thoroughly enjoyed and will return.

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have had the opportunity to visit several civil war museums, including Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Missouri Civil War Museum is the best we have seen. It is the least “politically correct” museum we’ve seen. It is well-balanced in the...More

Thank Woodrow B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here twice, both times were great, the move items in and out of storage, so each time we saw different things. This is very educational and great for kids.

Thank Shelly R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is great to spend a few hours going through all of the exhibits. This museum is located in Historic Jefferson Barracks Park. The museum is very well done. I was very impressed with the way the place is set up and how nice...More

Thank tom t
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I was on a tour with a group of seniors, and we stopped to visit the Missouri Civil War Museum in St Louis, Mo. There were many interesting artifacts, I enjoyed looking at the uniforms, and guns. We visited both levels, and the gift shop....More

Thank brontz
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This was a very informative museum. They presented a non biased presentation of both sides. One of the men who was is a curator there informed us of information about the connection between Texas, where we are from, and Missouri. It was so interesting. Learned...More

Thank gram07_10
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Civilization has seven components: art&architecture, education, economics, religion, society, and science and technology. My husband and I are devotes of visiting civilizations past and present hoping to embrace some of the components by tactile, visual or hearing of it. Recently we had the fun of...More

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wearegamers2019
24 October 2017|
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Response from Gregory W | Reviewed this property |
It's been a while since I was there, but I don't think they would mind at all. It's very laid back.
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Mom_USA70
12 October 2017|
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Response from Gregory W | Reviewed this property |
At least an hour, maybe a bit longer.
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Lbrose
20 July 2016|
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Response from hanesmd | Reviewed this property |
Only if they are very, very interested in that time period. City Museum is a better option for them. Or the Magic House is tailored made for that age.
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