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Saint Louis Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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World Class contemporary works

This museum has much more than most regional museums. The contemporary collection is very strong... read more

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Boulder, Colorado
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wonderful Impressionist collection and Egyptian exhibit

This art museum was a pleasant surprise, being located in the park and easy to walk to. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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Dedicated to Art and Free to All. Located in beautiful, historic Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum hosts a world-class and varied collection of original works of art and artifacts, spanning five millennia and six continents, in one of the most...more
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1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1380
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 May 2004

The Saint Louis Art Museum in beautiful,verdant Forest Park is a special treat. I spent two delightful days there. I enjoyed their Italian Renaissance paintings,Northern European Renaissance paintings,Baroque paintings,French Realistic paintings,French Impressionistic paintings,German Expressionist paintings ,and Modern Art very much.I saw splendid paintings by Piero...More

5  Thank margatemensch2016
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 March 2014

My wife and I finally visited the St. Louis Art Museum to check out the new expansion. We have always loved this museum and have been coming here since we were children. Outrage is the only word to describe this colossal failure. My tax dollars...More

4  Thank Ted l
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum has much more than most regional museums. The contemporary collection is very strong with several exceptional works by Gerhard Richter and Max Beckmann. There are many gems in the collections covering most museum categories. Two late Van Goghs and a pivotal piece by...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This art museum was a pleasant surprise, being located in the park and easy to walk to. There is a great Impressionist exhibit with some of the great masters such as Monet, Van Gogh and Vuillard. There is also a terrific Egyptian exhibit with complete...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Particularly impressed by the special exhibit on recently discovered remains of huge cities of ancient Egypt buried under water. Lot of great stuff, and a movie about how they were excavated. Other collections were also quite good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Growing up in the Baltimore/Washington corridor, we've visited all the art museums the area had to offer as well as in Philly and NYC. Granted that the collection here cannot match the size and scope of those but the works displayed here are choice. Whoever...More

Thank agatha56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful collection of art. Something for every taste. The building itself is a work of art and was built for the 1904 World's Fair. It also hosts special collections, so there is never a bad time to go. Plus it is in the beautiful Forest...More

Thank HkyLvr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The FREE museum is well organized and easily accessible. My favorites are the Monet Water Lily painting, the Mummy and the gift shop. A wonderful addition to any visit is the cafe. The setting is beautiful. We had lunch (the people that ordered brunch seemed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The St. Louis Art Museum is one of the gems of St. Louis. A free, family-friendly, and educational attraction. Although some exhibits do have an admission fee, many of the main exhibits remain free year round. It's a great place to visit any time of...More

1  Thank Trinity G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend took me here for one of their SLAM underground events on my recent visit and it was so much fun! I wish we had such an amazing museum like this in Portland, OR. It is so beautiful, well curated and FREE! Give a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice quiet environment for adults to go and observe beautiful works of art in Forest Park and while you're at it. You can take a walk around the park and even check out the view from the art museum over the balcony outside the...More

Thank geoffreygibson50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The three floors over a huge complex reminded us of the Smithsonian Art Gallery. Although not as a large as that one, the varied art genres we just about as impressive. I found the Native American exhibit on the top floor especially stunning and unique....More

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11 March 2018|
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Response from JS1418 | Reviewed this property |
Friendliest during special events, such as Art in Bloom, when they have targeted activities for children. The rest of the time I would say not so much, like any adult art museum.
20 June 2017|
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Response from Groupworker | Reviewed this property |
Free - except for certain limited exhibits - welcome to St. Louis!
4 April 2017|
Response from STLArtMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Megan. We're glad to hear about your upcoming visit. Our café on the first floor is open from 10am - 8:45 pm on Fridays and several galleries in the museum have couches provided for guests to rest. Our visitor services... More