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Welcome to the Campbell House Museum


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.

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

Robert Campbell, Mountain Man

A new one hour doc­u­men­tary titled “Robert Camp­bell, Moun­tain Man” was com­mis­sioned by the BBCfor a series of famous Irish immi­grants who become suc­cess­ful in Amer­ica, Robert Camp­bell was the first per­son they picked!  Last June, Alan McFar­land and Michael Beat­tie (producer/director) were accom­pa­nied by an Irish film crew in the U.S. for 13 days of film­ing. View­ers are treated to stun­ning new footage of the Rocky Moun­tains and the Great Plains and inter­views with the Camp­bell House staff and experts on the his­tory of the fur trade.  Watch a pre­view of the documentary.

There will be a panel dis­cus­sion imme­di­ately after the screen­ing with direc­tor Michael Beat­tie and pre­sen­ter Alan McFarland.

Screen­ing is FREE and open to the pub­lic. Reser­va­tions are requested, please reserve online at nineNET.org/campbell or by call­ing 314–421‑0325.

Park­ing is free in the lot adja­cent to Nine Net­work, enter on Spring Street. The event is out­doors, bring chairs for seating.

Can’t attend this event? Watch the broad­cast one Nine PBS on Mon­day, July 2 at 8 P.M.

Watch the pre­view below.


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MARCH 1, 2018: What is this object?

One of the great advan­tages of work­ing or vol­un­teer­ing at Camp­bell House is that the oppor­tu­ni­ties for learn­ing more never cease. While all our vol­un­teers know a great deal about the Camp­bells and St. Louis, there are always sub­jects that some­one else is an expert in. So when we encounter a conun­drum that we just can’t fig­ure out, we know exactly what to do: go to the experts. In this instance, we’re putting a call out for you, our knowl­edge­able and eru­dite vis­i­tors, mem­bers, and gen­eral fans, to help us identify…

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Tues­day 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 Noon to 4 p.m.



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


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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