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Saint Louis Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Traveled to St Louis at the last minute decided to stay the weekend, visit the arch and check out... read more

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Champ, Missouri

I was only in town for about 48 hours, so I figured it would be good to do this museum to compare... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian L
Chicago, Illinois
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Traveled to St Louis at the last minute decided to stay the weekend, visit the arch and check out the St Louis Art Museum (SLAM). As an artist and designer, they had a special exhibit on printing and graphic design that i was eager to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The odd times the museum is open is your first clue that the trustees don't want visitors. The next clue is the $15 parking fee when everything else in forest park has free parking. This is obviously meant for the gentrified and the commoner is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Manny P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only in town for about 48 hours, so I figured it would be good to do this museum to compare to the plethora of others I've been to. There was a Wiley exhibit up, which seemed to be the main attraction for visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaumudi P
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank agatha56
Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HkyLvr
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karentS8961KD
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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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