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Saint Louis Art Museum

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Address: 1 Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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+1 314-721-0072
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Dedicated to Art and Free to All. Located in beautiful, historic Forest...

Dedicated to Art and Free to All. Located in beautiful, historic Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum hosts a world-class collection of art works and artifacts in one of the most impressive buildings in the city. The Museum recently completed a major expansion project, adding 21 new galleries for both collection and temporary exhibitions. Admission to the Museum is free every day, and admission to special exhibitions is free on Fridays.

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Wonderful free museum

No admission, except for special exhibits. Very lovely grounds surrounding the museum, definitely go more than once, so much to see!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No admission, except for special exhibits. Very lovely grounds surrounding the museum, definitely go more than once, so much to see!

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Jackson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first visit and we were so impressed. There were 3 floors but we only got to see 2 of them. All the greats were represented: Van gogh, Mondrian, Matisse, Monet, and more! My husband enjoyed the ancient art, especially the sculptures.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always enjoy my museum visits. Like the impressionists best. There is a painting of Central Park where a woman and child are approaching the park in the rain at turn of nineteenth century.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum is beautiful. I really love the European collection on the level where you walk in, they have many excellent artists on display.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always bring people visiting us to this amazing building. A great collection, architecture and free never hurts.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like expressionism, you will definitely like The STL Art Museum (SLAM). THey have arguably the best German expressionistic collection in teh US!.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The art-museum game is daunting to all institutions today. Specialist curators, executives and development staff spinning the mission for funding and an invariably cynical nod to diverse communities, educators struggling for more than token commitment, lazy crowds with little interest in the art beyond the easiest fare and a feel-good experience, art lovers with some knowledge bemoaning so much space... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Important permanent collections and impressive special exhibitions Always FREE to all. They charge for exhibitions except on Friday. Nice cafeteria-style lunch place and great shop. Restaurant on main floor has great views of the park but is a bit pricey. Fabulous mummies and Egyptian collections for kids and adults.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very underrated art museum and it is free. Has four Vincent Van Gogh paintings and a Huge Monet. Not on par with art institute of Chicago but not bad at all.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here to take in the collection. Pretty nice of the city amd museum to offer free admission. A rarity for a museum with the quality of a collection on site. Three floors, and quite a few different types and styles of artwork. Located at the top of the hill in Forest Park and within easy walking distance of... More 

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