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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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1508 Locust Street | St. Louis, MO 63103 | (314) 421‑0325

Arias in the Afternoon
May 22, 2016: Arias in the Afternoon with the Union Avenue Opera

Join Union Avenue Opera and the Camp­bell House Museum on for the 5th Annual Arias in the After­noon ben­e­fit­ing the Camp­bell House Museum and Union Avenue Opera.
Ces and Judy’s Cater­ing will pro­vide a light lunch and three will also be fea­tured items from Vir­ginia Campbell’s own orig­i­nal recipes for Roman Punch, and deserts from the new books The Gilded Table. Com­pli­men­tary wine from Peace­ful Blend Vine­yard
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May 1, 2016: Spring Members Party

All Camp­bell House Museum mem­bers (present and future!) are cor­dially invited to the Camp­bell House Museum for wine, hors d’oeuvres and a spe­cial 20% dis­count on the Museum Store’s new line of Spring mer­chan­dise. This year three local authors will join mem­bers to dis­cuss and sign copies of their nation­ally renowned books. Click here for more information.

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June 6, 2016: Calling All Servants

If you’ve vis­ited the Camp­bell House before, or have watched any of Down­ton Abbey, you know that one of the most impor­tant fea­tures of a large house with ser­vants are the call bells.

At Camp­bell House, the orig­i­nal bells still line the top of the kitchen wall, wait­ing to ring. Eleven of the house’s rooms had a pull on the wall, and each bell made a dif­fer­ent noise, allow­ing ser­vants to go directly to the room required. If you’ve taken a tour, you know all of this. But what you don’t know is what is in the base­ment.
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Hours

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

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Parking

Free park­ing is avail­able in the YMCA lot next to the Museum. Street park­ing is avail­able at park­ing meters (free on Sun­day) on both Locust and 15th Streets.
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Directions

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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