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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

The new 60-minute BBC doc­u­men­tary Robert Camp­bell, Moun­tain Man recently pre­miered in the UK. Fol­low the story of the pen­ni­less Tyrone teenager who left his home in North­ern Ire­land and found his for­tune in Amer­ica.  Stay tuned for an upcom­ing US pre­miere here in St. Louis this upcom­ing spring.

Watch the pre­view below.


Winter 2018 Newsletter

Get caught up with what’s new at the Camp­bell House!

2018 Win­ter Newsletter



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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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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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