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Welcome to the Campbell House Museum

CampbellHouseRobertCampbellThe Museum is open by appoint­ment until March 2, 2016.  Use the fol­low­ing form to make an appointment.

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

The Gilded Table
December 6, 2015: Celebrate the Gilded Table at the History Museum

Join us at the Mis­souri His­tory Museum for a day of activ­i­ties related to the Gilded Table. It will include a pre­sen­ta­tion by the author of The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table His­tory from the Camp­bell House, Suzanne Corbett,and she will be avail­able after­ward for book sign­ing. There will also be fam­ily activ­i­ties through­out the museum. Click here for more information.

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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January 15, 2016: “The Revenant” and Robert Campbell

If you like the movies no doubt you have heard of the new Hol­ly­wood film The Revenant, star­ring Leonardo diCaprio and Tom Hardy. The film just won the 2016 Golden Globe Award for best drama and DiCaprio received the best actor award.  It has also just yes­ter­day received 12 Oscar nominations.

The film is an account of the tra­vails of Hugh Glass, a moun­tain man who in 1823 was badly mauled by a bear and left for dead by his com­pan­ions. Glass sur­vived and made a gru­el­ing 250-mile trek to safety.

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Hours

Mon­day Tours by Appointment
Tues­day Tours by Appointment
Wednes­day Tours by Appointment
Thurs­day Tours by Appointment
Fri­day Tours by Appointment
Sat­ur­day Tours by Appointment
Sun­day Tours by Appointment

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Parking

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