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Saint Louis Art Museum

1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1380
+1 314-721-0072
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Absolutely wondrous

We made it a priority to see "Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost World" and it was well worth it. This... read more

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Karen V
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Edwardsville, Illinois
Parking is too expensive

We went to view the lost, under water cities of Egypt which was amazing and educational. We were... read more

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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 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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1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1380
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Reviewed yesterday

We made it a priority to see "Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost World" and it was well worth it. This exhibit leaves St. Louis early September and is one of the few, if not only, city in the United States to host this. Many of the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We went to view the lost, under water cities of Egypt which was amazing and educational. We were not aware of the $15.00 for parking till we left the garage. The signage for $5.00 parking is most prominent but that is only for members. There...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The under water discovered items from Egypt were thrilling. Catch this if you can because it is only on loan, leaves ends of September I think, check before going. Parking off site free, on site $15. Museum free, underwater section $18. I breezed thru the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While searching for things to do during our short visit to St. Louis, I noted that Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost World would be on exhibit at the Art Museum. We did not know if we'd have time for a Sunday visit so we did not...More

Thank J A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is worth a visit because of the very interesting collection of works on art on display. However, it is a must-do visit because of the very imposing nature of the building itself, practically the only remaining structure from the 1904 World Fair. Although...More

Thank Ray C Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 6 year old grand child to see the exhibit. The size of the statues in the lobby has made such an impression on her plus watching the video about their being brought up from the sea has totally captivated her. She talks of...More

Thank Donia H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went just for the Sunkin Cities exhibit. I had went online and bought our tickets for a Fri about two weeks prior. Fridays are free but when you purchase online there is a $3 per ticket charge. Worth it!! First of all we really...More

Thank Lori K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't get to do anything else please visit this museum. Convenient free parking across the street and street side, or for a low rate there's underground parking. Take a break in the cafeteria. They also have a restaurant. Then take a moment to...More

Thank Shar C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled from Ohio to St. Louis just to see this Exhibit: Very extensive retrieved items from the 2 sunken cities off the coast of Egypt. Giant (15 foot) stone statues, solid gold jewelry, finely carved religious statues, various religious items used in the daily...More

Thank Charles P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum itself has many pieces of art from all branches and time periods. The sunken cities was a special exhibit. There are videos as well as many relics. Some relics are so small that they must be viewed through a magnifying glass. It is...More

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mlowery66
12 March 2018|
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Response from J S | 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.
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DEAN S
20 June 2017|
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Response from Groupworker | Reviewed this property |
Free - except for certain limited exhibits - welcome to St. Louis!
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megangrahl
5 April 2017|
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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
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