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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

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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July 10, 2015: The Missing Pieces

Part of what makes the Camp­bell House Museum so spe­cial is its col­lec­tion of thou­sands of orig­i­nal fur­nish­ings and per­sonal items left behind by the Camp­bell fam­ily. CHM’s originally-furnished inte­ri­ors are nearly unpar­al­leled in the United States – it’s a spe­cial place. But it’s impor­tant to note that we don’t have every­thing. In fact, we’re miss­ing quite a bit. Large pieces of fur­ni­ture, beau­ti­ful works of art and count­less papers, books and knick-knacks have left the halls of the Camp­bell House over the years. The big rea­son? An auc­tion of the house’s con­tents that hap­pened in 1941.

Click “more from our blog” below to con­tinue read­ing and see images of pieces miss­ing from the Camp­bell House collection!

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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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