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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

July 5,2016: Brilliant Cut Glass Special Exhibition

The Camp­bell House Museum is proud to present an exhibit of Bril­liant Era cut glass. The exhibit fea­tures 30 rare and unusual pieces of cut glass, includ­ing a large umbrella stand and toupee stand. The exhibit coin­cides with the Amer­i­can Cut Glass Asso­ci­a­tion (ACGA) 2016 National Con­ven­tion in St. Louis, which runs from July 20 to 23 at the St. Louis Air­port Mar­riott Hotel. To view/download the full press release click here

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
Click here for more information.

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February 27, 2017: The Mystery of Samuel R. Scottron

If you use the Inter­net for his­tor­i­cal research, and if you were look­ing for addi­tional infor­ma­tion about the Adjustable Mir­ror designed by Samuel R. Scot­tron, one of which is on dis­play at the Camp­bell House Museum (see ear­lier CHM blog post) then you would be led to believe two things: that the Camp­bell House is one of the rare own­ers of a “com­plete and restored” Scot­tron mir­ror and that Samuel R. Scot­tron, the inven­tor of the mir­ror, is the great-grandfather of singer and actress Lena Horne. It turns out only one of these state­ments is accurate.

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

 

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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