200 Forest Park St. Louis, MO 63112 +1 314 361 1900
Since its opening in 1918, hundreds of big-name stars have graced this stage, adding to the Muny's rich and prestigious history. Of the 9,000 seats, more than 1,600 are free for every performance. Guests can also take advantage of group discounts and complimentary backstage tours. The theater offers signed performances for the hearing impaired on Monday evenings and provides listening devices for every show.
9650 Clayton Road St. Louis, MO 63124 +1 314 993 4477
A 30-plus-year veteran of the art world, this store's owner has pulled together the largest gallery exhibit in the Midwestern United States, featuring works from such renowned artists as Picasso, Miro and Jasper Johns. The Kodner Gallery is now larger than ever, having recently moved into a new 6,000 sq foot location. Local artists are well represented as well, with featured works from Jason Dowd, Joseph Orr and Billyo. Art lovers will find 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th-century landscapes; works by the great French and American Impressionists and more. Appraisals, restoration, conservation, art location services, framing and lighting services are all offered and verbal appraisals are free.
634 North Grand Boulevard Suite No. 110 St. Louis, MO 63103 +1 314 652 6800
Travel to another world with the St. Louis African Chorus. Concerts are performed throughout the year, indicated via an updated calendar on the group's Web site. The Chorus provides an outlet for African culture in the area and continues to open doors of opportunity for young talent. The music enriches the spirit and can be a treat for everyone. Come see and hear the talents of founder and artistic director Fred Onovwerosuoke. Workshops are available by appointment, and concerts can be booked by calling the telephone number listed.
610 Pestalozzi Street St. Louis, MO 63118 +1 314 577 2626
What do horses, dogs and beer have in common? Find out while touring the grounds, brewery and stables here, and while sampling the beer in the hospitality room. Since its creation in 1855, the brewery has developed into a major landmark and is home to the famous Budweiser Clydesdales. Daily tours leave about every 15 minutes. A souvenir shop offers a wide range of apparel and other items adorned with the Anheuser-Busch logo. This is a popular attraction but it is not overcrowded. Best of all, ample parking space is available and tours are free. Call ahead for more details.
10501 Gravois Road St. Louis, MO 63123 +1 314 843 1700
In the 1850s, Ulysses S. Grant began farming this land, which is now a tourist attraction and a home to many exotic and endangered animals. This farm offers visitors many activities, from touring the land and seeing the animals to attending the shows and dining or browsing for souvenirs in the gift shop. Anheuser-Busch owns the farm, which is home to the Clydesdale stables, a herd of deer and other animals. Grant's Station and Grant's Cabin are two of the major attractions on the tour.
6350 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63130 +1 314 995 6270
This historic landmark has been a part of "The Loop" since 1924 and is recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. This theater has known many owners in its lifetime, but the present ones are responsible for restored it to the elegance and 1920s atmosphere it now possesses. Show times are listed on the theater's Web site and can also be obtained by calling the information desk. The theater has a large variety of snacks to munch on and offers devices for the hearing impaired, as well as senior citizen discounts and Tivoli souvenirs.
1310 Washington Avenue St. Louis, MO 63103 +1 314 421 6400
MacroSun works directly with national artists and craftspeople from many countries, including Pakistan, Vietnam, Thailand and India. This cultural center carries unusual pieces of art as well as other items such as jewelry, books and fashions. Prices range depending on the item's historical value and cultural significance. Whether you are a first time visitor or a local, you will likely discover something wonderful for your home or office decor.
6504 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63130 +1 314 727 7827
Dedicated in 1988, this University City contains more than 80 brass and bronze stars celebrating people who were born in or lived in St. Louis, making an impact on the city's cultural heritage. Stars such as Maya Angelou, John Goodman, Tina Turner, Betty Grable and Yogi Berra are included in this tribute to St. Louis history. Inductions of new stars are held yearly. The goal of this organization is to educate as well as to share the accomplishments of the honorees. The walk is open year round and is free to the public.
North 1st Street Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, St. Louis Riverfront St. Louis, MO 63102 +1 314 655 1700
The Arch has been a popular tourist attraction since its completion in October 1965. Designed to last 1,000 years, it reaches 630 feet in height; on a clear day, you can see for about 30 miles from atop the structure. Groups of 20 or more can take a guided tour of the landmark. The tour includes a documentary film on the building of the Arch, a visit to the Museum of Westward Expansion and a trip to the Old Courthouse, which is famous for hosting the legendary Dred Scott Trial.
701 North 15th Street St. Louis, MO 63103 +1 314 231 2489
Located in a former shoe manufacturing building, this museum will satisfy both the young and the young-at-heart. With three floors of interesting, educational and fun-filled rooms, it is one of the best downtown attractions. The museum is run by a group of artists and professionals with impressive credits, who together produce an awesome array of exhibits. Feel the authenticity of the multilevel enchanted caves, the architectural museum and the giant aquarium. Join in on the circus fun, do some arts and crafts or just enjoy browsing.
Grab a visitors map at the entrance to the St.
Louis Zoo and you will locate The Wild. At this wild place, visitors will find such attractions as Fragile Forest, Bear Bluffs, the Penguin and Puffin Coast, and the ...
Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel (St. Louis Zoo)
On the north side of the St. Louis Zoo, a
hop and jump away from the Penguin and Puffin Coast sits the majestic Mary Ann Lee Conservation Carousel. This historic carousel features hand carved and painted wooden animals that ...
Visit the house where ragtime music legend Scott Joplin is
known to have spent one of his most productive periods. A nine year resident of St. Louis, Joplin spent two years in this house with wife Belle Haden. He ...