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Welcome to the Campbell House Museum

CampbellHouseRobertCampbellThe museum is open by appoint­ment only dur­ing Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary 2018. Click here 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

Summer 2017 Newsletter

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Camp­bell House Courier — Sum­mer 2017


May 22, 2016: Arias in the Afternoon with the Union Avenue Opera

Join Union Avenue Opera and the Camp­bell House Museum on for the 5th Annual Arias in the After­noon ben­e­fit­ing the Camp­bell House Museum and Union Avenue Opera.
Ces and Judy’s Cater­ing will pro­vide a light lunch and three will also be fea­tured items from Vir­ginia Campbell’s own orig­i­nal recipes for Roman Punch, and deserts from the new books The Gilded Table. Com­pli­men­tary wine from Peace­ful Blend Vine­yard
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December 2, 2017: TAXIDERMY

In look­ing at an empty exhibit room, one of the biggest chal­lenges is decid­ing which story to tell and how to tell it. Most of the Camp­bell story has been shared count­less times since the Camp­bell House opened as a museum in 1943. Being the brand new grad­u­ate assis­tant at the start of this process, the major­ity of the Camp­bell story was new to me. What facet of the Camp­bell story could I pos­si­bly help tell?

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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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