Missouri Civil War Museum - Jefferson Barracks, Lemay, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 30.366 W 090° 17.027
15S E 736847 N 4265467
Quick Description: This is building #65 in the NRHP Listings. This building is outside the current base and belongs to the St. Louis County Parks Department . This was the post exchange and gymnasium.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/31/2021 3:53:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM14WAF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:

County of museum: St. Louis County
Location of museum: Worth Rd., between Sherman Rd. & Hancock Rd., Jefferson Barracks, Lemay
Phone: (314) 845-1861

Fees:
MCWM Member: FREE
Child (Under 5): FREE
Group (10+ people): $6.00
Active Duty/Veteran: $6.00
Student: $6.00
Senior (Age 60+): $7.00
Individual: $8.00


"At 22,000 square feet, the Missouri Civil War Museum is filled with over one thousand artifacts and several films throughout. Each gallery and exhibit tells a different story of Missouri in the American Civil War, from guerrillas and jayhawkers to life on the home front. The Museum also contains several galleries on the post-war era and the history of our home here at Jefferson Barracks.

  • Pre-War Gallery
  • Colonel John Emerson Main Gallery
  • Hollywood and the Civil War Exhibit
  • Jefferson Barracks Through the Years Exhibit
  • Theater
  • Civil War on the Western Border Exhibit
  • The Medal of Honor Exhibit
  • Grand Army of the Republic & United Confederate Veterans Gallery

"In addition to the hundreds of artifacts on display, the Museum features several feature films for guests to watch. In partnership with Kansas City-based Wide Awake Films, the theater shows a 25-minute film on the war in Missouri, specifically the war on the western border and in eastern Missouri." ~ Visit Missouri

Opening hours: Open daily; 9:00am-4:00pm

Open all year: Yes

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Wikipedia link:: [Web Link]

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