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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.


      *Please Note: Camp­bell House will be closed on Sat­ur­day, July 4th.

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Attendees at a Lucas Place Walking Tour in 2013
June 13, 2015: Walk the Streets of Lucas Place with CHM

Join the staff of the Camp­bell House Museum for a walk­ing tour of the site of the once-grand Lucas Place neigh­bor­hood, one of St. Louis’ first pri­vate places and an enclave of Gilded Age wealth and 19th cen­tury ele­gance. Span­ning four city blocks in Down­town St. Louis, tour par­tic­i­pants will walk a street once lined with expan­sive homes, com­par­ing and con­trast­ing the Lucas Place of 1875 with the Locust Street busi­ness dis­trict of the 21st cen­tury. For more infor­ma­tion and the full press release, please click here.

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May 17, 2015: Spring Members Party & Booksigning

All CHM 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, in honor of the clos­ing cel­e­bra­tions of the 150th anniver­sary of the end of the Civil War, four local authors will join mem­bers to dis­cuss Civil War St. Louis his­tory and sign copies of their nation­ally renowned books. Click here for more information.

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Meet the New Weekend Manager » Lindsey

You’ll find a brand new face walk­ing the halls of Camp­bell House this week­end. We’re very pleased to intro­duce our new Week­end Man­ager Lind­sey Marolt, a museum pro­fes­sional and edu­ca­tor with strong ties to St. Louis. In this posi­tion Lind­sey will run the Museum on week­ends, keep the gar­den look­ing great and reside in the sec­ond floor Car­riage House apart­ment at CHM. We’re glad to have Lind­sey on board and had a few ques­tions to intro­duce her to Camp­bell House Museum’s friends and fol­low­ers… here are her answers!

What did you study and where?  I stud­ied his­tory with a minor in Eng­lish at Tru­man State in Kirksville, MO. Then I spent the best two years of my life to date get­ting my MA in his­tory museum stud­ies from theCoop­er­stown Grad­u­ate Pro­gram in Coop­er­stown, NYClick “more from our blog” below to con­tinue reading!

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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 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.
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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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