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The Fox Theatre has a fabulous history, beginning when the theatre opened on January 31, 1929 as one of the crown jewels in William Fox’s motion picture empire. Billed as “St. Louis’ largest and most magnificent temple of amusement,” the theatre anchored St. Louis’ entertainment area along North Grand Boulevard. For 50 cents, a person could experience splendor & enchantment of regal edifice, complete with live entertainment, music from two organs, Fox Movietone News, and of course, the “talkie."
527 N Grand Blvd
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Housed in the 600,000 square-foot former International Shoe Company, the museum is an eclectic mixture of children’s playground, funhouse, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural marvel made out of unique, found objects. The brainchild of internationally acclaimed artist Bob Cassilly, a classically trained sculptor and serial entrepreneur, the museum opened for visitors in 1997 to the riotous approval of young and old alike.
750 N 16th St
St Louis, Missouri 63103
Founded in 1986, Forest Park Forever is a private nonprofit conservancy that works in partnership with the City of St. Louis and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry to restore, maintain & sustain Forest Park as one of America’s greatest urban public parks. Along with the City of St. Louis, Forest Park Forever raised $100 million between 1995 & 2003 and dramatically restored many landmark destinations in Forest Park, including the Emerson Grand Basin, the Boathouse and the Jewel Box.
5595 Grand Dr
St Louis, Missouri 631112
The Missouri Civil War Museum, located at Jefferson Barracks, is the state’s premier Civil War museum dedicated to honor the thousands of men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Through the weapons, equipment, items, and uniforms of those who lived during our nation’s defining moment in history, we aim to tell their story in an unbiased interpretation.
222 Worth Ave
St Louis, Missouri 63125
The Muny Pre-Show Festival welcomes and engages audiences with 52 nights of free entertainment at four locations. The festival features community-based organizations, professionals from area arts non-profits, The Muny Kids and Teens and small ensembles drawn from Webster University. Live Broadway-style musicals produced right here at the Muny's historic outdoor theatre in beautiful Forest Park. America’s oldest and largest outdoor theatre.
1 Theatre Dr
St Louis, Missouri 63112
We ask that visitors who are not participating in Mass wait to visit the Cathedral Basilica until the completion of daily Mass. Daily Masses are celebrated Monday – Friday at 7:00 am, 8:00 am, and 12:05 pm and Saturday at 8:00 a.m. Sunday Masses are celebrated at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. with a vigil Mass at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.
4431 Lindell Blvd
St Louis, Missouri 63108
As one of the first casinos to open in the St. Louis area, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles has long been a gaming leader in the region. Now, with the completion of the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa, its $265 million luxury hotel and spa, it's poised to become the most popular gaming and entertainment destination in Greater St. Louis.
1 Ameristar Blvd
Saint Charles, Missouri 63301
The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum, opened to the public on October 16, 1979 in a quaint 5,500 square foot Victorian mansion located in the demographic center of the St. Louis region. Founded by two volunteers, Barbie Freud and Jody Newman, the not-for-profit museum was created as the first totally participatory museum designed just for children.
516 S. Kirkwood Rd.
Kirkwood, Missouri 63122
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (JNEM) was created in 1935, and became part of the National Park Service. Civic leader Luther Ely Smith conceived the idea of building a memorial to help revive the riverfront and memorialize the story of the nation’s westward expansion. Through a nationwide design competition conducted 1947–1948, Eero Saarinen’s stainless steel Arch was chosen as the memorial that would celebrate the accomplishments of early pioneers.
11 North 4th Street
Saint Louis, Missouri 63102
Enjoying an adventure every time you visit. Knowing a discovery will be made around each corner. You’re at the Saint Louis Zoo, a get-away destination that brings together more than 16,000* wild animals and 3,000,000 visitors each year. Voted America's top free attraction, the Zoo is located on 90 acres in beautiful Forest Park, and home to more than 600* species of animals, many of them rare and endangered. It is one of the few free zoos in the nation.
One Government Drive
St Louis, Missouri 63110