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James S. McDonnell Prologue Room

8905 Airport Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63134-1933
+1 314-232-6896
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What a wonderful educational look back at the evolution of aerospace in St. Louis.

The Prologue room is a must see if you have any interest in aerospace. This is a look back at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
Absolute must see

If you have a tiny bit of interest in aerospace then this is a must see attraction in St Louis. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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8905 Airport Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63134-1933
+1 314-232-6896
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Prologue room is a must see if you have any interest in aerospace. This is a look back at the history of aerospace in St Louis. The aircraft and space programs that made McDonnell Douglas a world class leader in the aerospace industry. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a tiny bit of interest in aerospace then this is a must see attraction in St Louis. The arrangement and quantity of models is awesome!

Thank aok47
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The James S. McDonnell Prologue Room is a free facility where people can go to learn about all the aircraft built by McDonnell, McDonnell-Douglas and Boeing since the turn of the 20th century. Upon entering, visitors can watch one of several videos and then walk...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The James S. McDonnell Prologue Room at Boeing’s Saint Louis headquarters is where my family and I first met Sandy McDonnell in April of 1986. He had someone contact me and request my resume. Soon McDonnell Aircraft hired me to spearhead total quality management. The...More

Thank wjbcqeagle
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here with our grandkids... Wonderful way to teach them about the history of aviation.. They were especially interested in the missles and the Gemini space capsule... The models and displays are top notch. Free to get in and free posters...More

Thank Lasagnamama
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This place is a real hidden gem. It's a relatively small museum but it is packed with cool stuff. If you are in St. Louis and near the airport, this is definitely worth an hour or so. It's like the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum...More

Thank Alex_B_in_DC
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I used to work for McDonnel-Douglas aerospace company and they had this great room you could visit that was a museum for aerospace, the Prologue Room. It is only open during the week and only from 9-4 but it is one of the coolest places...More

2  Thank abell46
Reviewed 22 October 2012

History buffs, Airplane buffs, etc. this is the place for you and a dutiful wife or partner who will go along...My husband and the kids lovedthe place....

2  Thank Sandiatthebeach
Reviewed 18 September 2012

It has been a while since we visited this place, but I went to the Prologue Room during an open house for the families of employees and former employees of McDonnell/Douglas/Boeing. It is a museum with exhibits of the work done in St. Louis covering...More

1  Thank Janell B
Reviewed 16 August 2012

The Prologue Room is only open to the public during summer, but it is free to visit, and is a fairly interesting place for anyone interested in history or aviation. I liked how comprehensive the Prologue Room’s collection of scale model McDonnell Douglas-related aircraft is;...More

1  Thank CTS2003
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