Built 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.
1508 Locust Street | St. Louis, MO 63103 | (314) 421‑0325
December 6, 2015: Celebrate the Gilded Table at the History Museum
Join us at the Missouri History Museum for a day of activities related to the Gilded Table. It will include a presentation by the author of The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table History from the Campbell House, Suzanne Corbett,and she will be available afterward for book signing. There will also be family activities throughout the museum. Click here for more information.
June 13, 2015: Walk the Streets of Lucas Place with CHMMore News
Join the staff of the Campbell House Museum for a walking tour of the site of the once-grand Lucas Place neighborhood, one of St. Louis’ first private places and an enclave of Gilded Age wealth and 19th century elegance. Spanning four city blocks in Downtown St. Louis, tour participants will walk a street once lined with expansive homes, comparing and contrasting the Lucas Place of 1875 with the Locust Street business district of the 21st century. For more information and the full press release, please click here.
January 15, 2016: “The Revenant” and Robert CampbellMore from our blog
If you like the movies no doubt you have heard of the new Hollywood film The Revenant, starring Leonardo diCaprio and Tom Hardy. The film just won the 2016 Golden Globe Award for best drama and DiCaprio received the best actor award. It has also just yesterday received 12 Oscar nominations.
The film is an account of the travails of Hugh Glass, a mountain man who in 1823 was badly mauled by a bear and left for dead by his companions. Glass survived and made a grueling 250-mile trek to safety.
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