Museums & Historic Sites

St. Louis Science Center

Walk along the edge of Forest Park from the hotel to explore one of the largest museums in the country with more than 750 exhibits over 300,000 square feet. Gaze at the stars in the planetarium, catch a movie in the Omnimax theater, browse the Ecology and Environment Gallery and more.

St. Louis Art Museum

The St. Louis Art Museum hosts over 33,000 original pieces of art and cultural artifacts. The collection ranges from modern art by European masters to 19th-century Plains Indian pieces.

Missouri History Museum

The Missouri History Museum is a nationally accredited institution focusing on local and regional history. Located in Forest Park, the building is home to a variety of exhibits, programs, and events for visitors of all ages and interests.

Old Courthouse

The stately domed Old Courthouse has been a landmark of the city for 150 years. Listed as part of the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, it played a critical role in the nation’s resistance to enslavement.

Museum of Transportation

One of the most comprehensive and exciting collection of vehicles in the world, the National Museum of Transportation was founded with little more than a mule-drawn streetcar and today features hundreds of transit modes.

The Magic House

Hands-on learning and interactive exhibits make St. Louis’ Children’s Museum a fun and engaging for all. A visit is sure to spark imagination and pique curiosity while developing problem-solving skills.

National Blues Museum

The National Blues Museum explores and preserves the historic significance of the Blues as the foundation of American music, celebrates the genre’s various styles and recognizes the musicians who created, sustain, and continue to advance the art form.