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Welcome to the Campbell House Museum

CampbellHouseRobertCampbellBuilt in 1851, the first house in the ele­gant Lucas Place neigh­bor­hood, the Camp­bell House was the home of renowned fur trader and entre­pre­neur Robert Camp­bell and his fam­ily from 1854 until 1938. The museum con­tains hun­dreds of orig­i­nal Camp­bell pos­ses­sions includ­ing fur­ni­ture, paint­ings, cloth­ing, let­ters, car­riages and a unique set of inte­rior pho­tographs taken in the mid-1880s.

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March 18, 2015: Campbell House Courier Fresh Off the Press

The lat­est issue of our sea­sonal newslet­ter is now avail­able online, fea­tur­ing our upcom­ing pub­li­ca­tion of Vir­ginia Campbell’s cook­book, excit­ing dis­cov­er­ies, mys­te­ri­ous bene­fac­tors out­stand­ing reviews and new pro­gram­ming! Click here to view/download.

March 15, 2015: Textiles and the Culture of Refinement

Join us at 3:00 p.m. on Sun­day, March 15 for the sec­ond install­ment of the CHM Lec­ture Series. Dr. Ruth Bohan, Pro­fes­sor of Art His­tory at the Uni­ver­sity of Missouri-St. Louis, will exam­ine the range and use of domes­tic tex­tiles, prin­ci­pally in the Camp­bell House Par­lor, to bet­ter under­stand and appre­ci­ate their con­tri­bu­tion to the com­plex chain of asso­ci­a­tions respon­si­ble for ele­vat­ing the mun­dane and util­i­tar­ian into the realm of the sym­bolic. Held in the CHM Library, admis­sion to this spe­cial event is free but space is lim­ited. Con­tact the Museum today for your reservation.

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March 20, 2015: New Campbell House Courier, Hot Off the Press!

Din­ing, dis­cov­er­ies, mys­te­ri­ous donors and new direc­tions! Click below to read more about what the Camp­bell House crew has been up to so far in 2014, friends to whom we’ve said farewell, and some of the excit­ing projects and pro­grams we have com­ing up in the lat­est edi­tion of CHM’s sea­sonal newsletter.

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Mon­day Tours by Appointment
Tues­day Tours by Appointment
Wednes­day 10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Thurs­day 10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Fri­day 10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Sat­ur­day 10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Sun­day 12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.

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The Museum will be closed on
Easter Sun­day, April 5, 2015.
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Plan Your Visit Today!

1508 Locust Street
Saint Louis, Mis­souri 63103


Free park­ing is avail­able on the YMCA lot adja­cent to the Museum, please see atten­dant BEFORE park­ing. Addi­tional Park­ing is avail­able adja­cent to the Museum at pub­lic park­ing meters ($1 for 60 min­utes) on both Locust and 15th streets. The meters are free on Sun­day.


CHM is located at the south­west cor­ner of 15th and Locust Streets in down­town St. Louis, between the YMCA and the St. Louis Pub­lic Library.

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