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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

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May 1, 2016: Spring Members Party

All Camp­bell House Museum 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 three local authors will join mem­bers to dis­cuss and sign copies of their nation­ally renowned books. Click here for more information.

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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.

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April 11, 2016: MEET THE INTERNS: Alex

Not all the work to be done by our vol­un­teers and interns hap­pens here at the Camp­bell House. Our next intern intro­duc­tion, Alex, is hard at work pars­ing through archives as part of our ongo­ing search for Campbell-related legal doc­u­ments. Here is Alex…

What are you study­ing and where? A BA in His­tory at UMSL.

Why Camp­bell House? Because it is where I was assigned [Ed. note: Well, yes, we do like to keep on UMSL’s radar, so they’ll direct interns in our direc­tion who have never heard or thought about us before. You don’t have to know any­thing about Camp­bell House to do valu­able work here!].

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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 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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