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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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May 31, 2015: Campbell House and Union Avenue Opera Team up for Arias in the Afternoon
Camp­bell House Museum and Union Avenue Opera, two of St. Louis’ best kept secrets, are excited to present the 4th annual “Arias in the After­noon,” a con­cert, lunch and fundrais­ing event to sup­port their mis­sions of com­mu­nity engage­ment and edu­ca­tion, fea­tur­ing per­for­mances by Union Avenue Opera artists in the Vic­to­rian gar­den of the Camp­bell House Museum. For more infor­ma­tion and the full press release, please click here.
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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.

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CHM Seeking Awesome Individual for Unique Opportunity

Our rock­star Week­end Man­ager David is leav­ing his Camp­bell House gig and mov­ing on to a new oppor­tu­nity, and we need to fill his job within the next 60 days.

David is Camp­bell House’s Week­end Man­ager, and he works week­ends — Sat­ur­day 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sun­day noon to 4:00 p.m. — but we don’t pay him anything.

Yes, you read that right.

We do, how­ever, give him an apart­ment with paid util­i­ties. The apart­ment is the top floor of our Car­riage House, so YOU GET TO LIVE AT THE MUSEUM.

In all seri­ous­ness, the job encom­passes being the boss over the week­end. Click below to con­tinue reading…

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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.

Admis­sion and a guided tour is $8 per per­son,CHM Mem­bers and chil­dren 12 and under are free (group rates available).

Plan Your Visit Today!

1508 Locust Street
Saint Louis, Mis­souri 63103
(314) 421‑0325


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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