Museums in Missouri

Name Town/City County Type
1827 Log Courthouse Independence Jackson Historic site
1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum Independence Jackson Prison
Adair County Historical Society Museum Kirksville Adair Local history
Adamson Cabin Mt. Vernon Lawrence Historic house
Agency Ford Museum Agency Buchanan Local history
Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks Springfield Greene Aviation
Albrecht-Kemper Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Art
American Jazz Museum Kansas City Jackson Music
American Royal Museum Kansas City Jackson Agriculture
Amoureux House Ste. Genevieve Ste. Genevieve Historic house
Andrew County Museum & Historical Society Savannah Andrew Local history
Anheuser Estate Kimmswick Jefferson Historic
Arabia Steamboat Museum Kansas City Jackson Museum ship
Arrow Rock State Historic Site Arrow Rock Saline Open air
Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art Fayette Howard Art
Audrain County Historical Society Mexico Audrain Multiple
Auto World Museum Fulton Callaway Automotive
Barton County Historical Society and Museum Lamar Barton Local history
Bates County Museum Butler Bates Local history
Battle of Athens State Historic Site Revere Clark Military
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site Lexington Lafayette Military
Belger Arts Center Kansas City Jackson Art
Belton, Grandview and Kansas City Railroad Belton Cass Railroad
Ben Ferrel 1882 Mini Mansion Museum Platte City Platte Historic house
Benton County Museum Warsaw Benton Local history
Bingham-Waggoner Estate Independence Jackson Historic house
Black Archives Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan History
Bollinger County Museum of Natural History Marble Hill Bollinger Natural history
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site Burfordville Cape Girardeau Mill
Bonnell Museum Weston Platte Local history
Bonniebrook Gallery, Museum, and Homestead Walnut Shade Taney Biographical
Boone Junction History Village Columbia Boone Open air
Boone-Duden Archives and Museum New Melle St. Charles Local history
Bootheel Youth Museum Malden Dunklin Children's
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site Sedalia Pettis Historic house
Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center Kansas City Jackson African American
Bushwacker Jail Museum Nevada Vernon Prison
Bushwacker Museum Nevada Vernon Local history
Calaboose (Missouri) Springfield Greene Police
Calico Cupboard Toy Sewing Machine Museum Mountain View Howell Commodity
Camden County Museum Linn Creek Camden Local history
Cameron Depot Museum Cameron Linn Railroad
Campbell House Museum St. Louis St. Louis Historic house
Cape River Heritage Museum Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau Local history
Carondelet Historic Center St. Louis St. Louis Local history
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis St. Louis St. Louis Art
Center of Creative Arts St. Louis St. Louis Art
Centralia Historical Society Museum Centralia Boone Local history
Chaffee Historical Society Museum Chaffee Scott Local history
Champ Clark House Bowling Green Pike Historic house
Chariton County Historical Society & Museum Salisbury Chariton Local history
Chatillon-DeMenil House St. Louis St. Louis Historic house
Children's Peace Pavilion Independence Jackson Children's
Christian County Museum Ozark Christian Local history
City Museum St. Louis St. Louis Multiple
Clarksville Museum Clarksville Pike Local history
Clay County Historical Society Museum Liberty Clay Local history
Cole Camp Museum Cole Camp Benton Local history
Cole County Historical Society Museum Jefferson City Cole Local history
College Basketball Experience Kansas City Jackson Sports
Commemorative Air Force Missouri Wing Museum St. Charles St. Charles Aviation
Community of Christ Museum Independence Jackson Religious
Concordia Area Museum Concordia Lafayette Local history
Concordia Historical Institute St. Louis St. Louis Religious
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis St. Louis St. Louis Art
Crane's Museum & Shoppes Williamsburg Callaway Local history
Crawford County Historical Museum Cuba Crawford Local history
Current River Heritage Museum Doniphan Ripley Local history
Dade County Historical Society Museum Greenfield Dade Local history
Dallas County Museum Buffalo Dallas Local history
Daniel Boone Home & Boonesfield Village Defiance St. Charles Living
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art Sedalia Pettis Art
Davis Art Gallery Columbia Boone Art
DeKalb County Historical Society Museum Maysville DeKalb Local history
Dent County Museum Salem Dent Local history
Deutschheim State Historic Site Hermann Gasconade Open air
Dexter Heritage Museum Dexter Stoddard Local history
Dillard Mill State Historic Site Davisville Crawford Mill
Dillingham-Lewis Museum Blue Springs Jackson Local history
Dinosaur Walk Museum Branson Taney Natural history
Discovery Center of Springfield Springfield Greene Science
Doc's Museum Jamesport Daviess Automotive
Doling Park Museum Springfield Greene Amusement
Douglas County Museum Ava Douglas Local history
Dunklin County Museum Kennett Dunklin Local history
Ed Clark Museum of Missouri Geology Rolla Phelps Natural history
Edna Cuddy Memorial House Bethany Harrison Historic house
Elizabeth Rozier Gallery Jefferson City Cole Art
Ellsinore Pioneer Museum Ellsinore Carter Local history
Enns Entomology Museum Columbia Boone Natural history
Epps-Houts Museum Poplar Bluff Butler Art
Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum St. Louis St. Louis Multiple
Excelsior Springs Museum Excelsior Springs Clay Local history
Faust Village Chesterfield St. Louis Open air
Felix Vallé House State Historic Site Ste. Genevieve Ste. Genevieve Historic House
Fenton Historical Museum Fenton St. Louis Local history
Fire Department Museum of Missouri Willow Springs Howell Commodity
First Due Museum Hazelwood St. Louis Firefighting
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site St. Charles St. Charles History
Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center Museum Springfield Greene Religious
Fort Davidson State Historic Site Pilot Knob Iron Military
Fort Osage National Historic Landmark Sibley Jackson Military
Fred Bear Museum Springfield Greene Sports
Frenchtown Heritage Museum St. Charles St. Charles Local history
Gallery 210 St. Louis St. Louis Art
Gasconade County Historical Society Museum Owensville Gasconade Local history
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site Laclede Linn Historic house
General Daniel Bissell House St. Louis St. Louis Historic house
General Sweeny's Museum of Civil War History Malden Dunklin Military
George Caleb Bingham Gallery Columbia Boone Art
George Washington Carver National Monument Diamond Newton Biographical
Glenn House Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau Historic house
Glore Psychiatric Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Medical
Golden Missouri Pioneer Museum Golden Barry History
Grand River Historical Society Museum Chillicothe Livingston Local history
Grandview Depot Museum Grandview Jackson Railroad
Gray/Campbell Farmstead Springfield Greene Historic house
Greenlease Art Gallery Kansas City Jackson Art
Griot Museum of Black History St. Louis St. Louis Art
Grundy County Museum Trenton Grundy Local history
Hallmark Visitor Center Kansas City Jackson Commodity
Harlin Museum West Plains Howell Multiple
Harold Bell Wright Museum Pierce City Lawrence Local history
Harris-Kearney House Kansas City Jackson Historic house
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site Lamar Barton Historic house
Harry S Truman Office and Courtroom Independence Jackson Biographical
Harry S. Truman National Historic Site Grandview Jackson Historic house
Harry S. Truman National Historic Site Independence Jackson Historic house
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum Independence Jackson Biographical
Haviland Museum St. Charles St. Charles Decorative arts
Hawken House Museum Webster Groves St. Louis Historic house
Henry County Museum Clinton Henry Open air
Hermann Fire Company Museum Hermann Gasconade Firefighting
Hickory County Museum Hermitage Hickory Local history
Higgerson School Historic Site New Madrid New Madrid School
Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum Maryland Heights St. Louis Aviation
Historic Bethel German Colony Bethel Shelby Open air
Historic Hanley House Clayton St. Louis Historic house
History Museum for Springfield-Greene County Springfield Greene Local history
Hollywood Wax Museum Branson Taney Wax
Hulston Mill Park Greenfield Dade Open air
Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site New Madrid New Madrid Historic house
International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum St. Louis St. Louis Art
Irish Museum and Cultural Center Kansas City Jackson Ethnic
Iron County Historical Society Museum Arcadia Iron Local history
J.C. Penney Museum Hamilton Caldwell Biographical
James Farm Kearney Clay Biographical
Jefferson Barracks Museums Maryland Heights St. Louis Military
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site Jefferson City Cole Transportation
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial St. Louis St. Louis History
Jesse James Home Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Biographical
John B Mahaffey Museum Complex Fort Leonard Wood Pulaski Military
John Colter Memorial and Visitors Center New Haven Franklin Local history
John Wornall House Museum Kansas City Jackson Historic house
Johnson County Historic Complex Warrensburg Johnson Open air
Joplin Museum Complex Joplin Jasper Multiple
Kansas City Fire Brigade Museum Kansas City Jackson Firefighting
Kansas City Garment District Museum Kansas City Jackson History
Kansas City Museum Kansas City Jackson Multiple
Kemp Auto Museum Chesterfield St. Louis Automotive
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Kansas City Jackson Art
Kimmswick Historical Society Museum Kimmswick Jefferson Local history
Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society Museum Fulton Callaway Local history
Kraus House St. Louis St. Louis Historic house
La Maison de Guibourd Ste. Genevieve Ste. Genevieve Historic House
Laclede County Historical Society Museum Lebanon Laclede Local history
Larson Gallery Columbia Boone Art
Laumeier Sculpture Park St. Louis St. Louis Art
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum Mansfield Wright Biographical
Lawrence County Historical Society Museum Mt. Vernon Lawrence Local history
Lee's Summit Historical Museum Lee's Summit Jackson Local history
Leila's Hair Museum Independence Jackson Commodity
Lewis & Clark Boat House and Nature Center St. Charles St. Charles History
Lewis County Historical Society Library & Museum Canton Lewis Local history
Lexington Historical Museum Lexington Lafayette Local history
Liberty Jail Liberty Clay Jail
Liberty Memorial Kansas City Jackson Military
Lone Jack Battlefield Museum Lone Jack Jackson Civil War
Louis Bolduc House Ste. Genevieve Ste. Genevieve Historic house
Louisiana Area Historical Museum Louisiana Pike Local history
Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum Altenburg Perry Local history
MAAPS Military Museum Malden Dunklin Aviation
Malden Historical Museum Malden Dunklin Local history
Margaret Harwell Art Museum Poplar Bluff Butler Art
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site Florida Monroe Biographical
Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Hannibal Marion Biographical
Mastodon State Historic Site Imperial Jefferson Archaeology
May Gallery Webster Groves St. Louis Art
McDonald County Historical Museum Pineville McDonald Local history
Mid-Missouri Museum of Independent Telephone Pioneers Blackwater Cooper Technology
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum St. Louis St. Louis Art
Miller County Museum Tuscumbia Miller Local history
Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis St. Louis St. Louis Commodity
Missouri Civil War Museum Lemay St. Louis Military
Missouri Governor's Mansion Jefferson City Cole Historic house
Missouri History Museum St. Louis St. Louis History
Missouri Journalism Hall of Fame Washington Franklin Hall of fame
Missouri Mines State Historic Site Park Hills St. Francois Industry
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Springfield Greene Sports
Missouri State Capitol Jefferson City Cole History
Missouri State Museum Jefferson City Cole Multiple
Missouri Town 1855 Lee's Summit Jackson Living
Moark Regional Railroad Museum Poplar Bluff Butler Railroad
Molly Brown Birthplace & Museum Hannibal Marion Biographical
Money Museum Kansas City Jackson Numismatic
Monroe County Museum Paris Monroe Local history
Moore Home East Prairie Mississippi Local history
Morgan County Historical Society Museum Versailles Morgan Local history
Mormon Visitor's Center Independence Jackson Religious
Museum at the German School Hermann Gasconade Local history
Museum of Anthropology Columbia Boone Anthropology
Museum of Art and Archaeology Columbia Boone Art
Museum of Contemporary Religious Art St. Louis St. Louis Art
Museum of the Dog St. Louis St. Louis Art
Museum of Transportation Kirkwood St. Louis Transportation
Nance Museum Lone Jack Jackson Cultural
Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site Ash Grove Greene Historic house
National Airline History Museum Kansas City Clay Aviation
National Churchill Museum Fulton Callaway Biographical
National Frontier Trails Museum Independence Jackson History
National Military Heritage Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Military
National Silk Art Museum Weston Platte Art
National Toy and Miniature Museum Kansas City Jackson Toy
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Kansas City Jackson Sports
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Kansas City Jackson Art
New Madrid Historical Museum New Madrid New Madrid Local history
Newton County Historical Park Neosho Newton Open air
Nodaway County Historical Society Museum Maryville Nodaway Local history
Old Cooper County Jail & Hanging Barn Boonville Cooper Jail
Old Courthouse St. Louis St. Louis History
Old Stagecoach Stop Waynesville Pulaski Historic site
Ozark Heritage Museum Salem Dent Local history
Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum Ash Grove Greene African American
Patee House Saint Joseph Buchanan Multiple
Phelps County Museum Rolla Phelps Local history
Pioneer Heritage Homestead Doniphan Ripley Open air
Pioneer Spring Cabin Independence Jackson Historic house
Pleasant Hill Historical Society Museum Pleasant Hill Cass Local history
Polk County Museum Bolivar Polk Local history
Pony Express Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Transportation
Poplar Bluff Historical Museum Poplar Bluff Butler Local history
Poplar Bluff Railroad Museum Poplar Bluff Butler Railroad
Poplar Heights Farm Butler Bates Living
Powers Museum Carthage Jasper Local history
Pulaski County Courthouse Museum Waynesville Pulaski Local history
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts St. Louis St. Louis Art
Puppetry Arts Institute Independence Jackson Entertainment
Railroad Historical Museum Springfield Greene Railway
Ralph Foster Museum Point Lookout Taney Local history
Randolph County Historical Museum Moberly Randolph Local history
Ray County Museum Richmond Ray Local history
Raytown Historical Society & Museum Raytown Jackson Local history
Red House Interpretive Center Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau History
Remember When Toy Museum & Historic Village Canton Lewis Toy
Remington Nature Center Saint Joseph Buchanan Multiple
Reynolds County Historical Society Museum Ellington Reynolds Local history
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Branson Taney Amusement
River Heritage Center Clarksville Pike Local history
Riverbluff Cave Springfield Greene Natural history
Robidoux Row Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Local history
Rocheport Historical Museum Rocheport Boone Local history
Rockcliffe Mansion Hannibal Marion Historic house
Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau Multiple
Route 66 Museum Lebanon Laclede Local history
Saint Louis Art Museum St. Louis St. Louis Art
Saint Louis University Museum of Art St. Louis St. Louis Art
Samuel Cupples House St. Louis St. Louis Decorative arts
Saxon Lutheran Memorial Frohna Perry Open air
Science City at Union Station Kansas City Jackson Science
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site St. Louis St. Louis Biographical
Shoal Creek Living History Museum Kansas City Clay Living
Softball Museum Springfield Greene Sports
Soldiers' Memorial St. Louis St. Louis Military
Springfield Art Museum Springfield Greene Art
St. Charles County Historical Society Museum St. Charles St. Charles Local history
St. Clair Historical Museum St. Clair Franklin Local history
St. Joseph Fire Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan Firefighting
St. Joseph Museum Saint Joseph Buchanan History
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum St. Louis St. Louis Sports
St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center St. Louis St. Louis History
St. Louis Mercantile Library St. Louis St. Louis Art
St. Louis Science Center St. Louis St. Louis Science
St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame St. Louis St. Louis Sports
Stars and Stripes Museum Bloomfield Stoddard Media
State Historical Society of Missouri Columbia Boone Art
Ste. Genevieve Museum Ste. Genevieve Ste. Genevieve Local history
Stephens College Historic Costume Gallery Columbia Boone Textile
Stephens Museum Fayette Howard Multiple
Sterling Price Museum Keytesville Chariton Biographical
Still National Osteopathic Museum Kirksville Adair Medical
Taille de Noyer Florissant St. Louis Historic house
Texas County Missouri Historical & Military Museum Houston Texas Local history
The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum St. Louis St. Louis Children's
The National World War I Museum Kansas City Jackson History
The Sheldon St. Louis St. Louis Art
The Space Center Bonne Terre St. Francois Science
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site Kansas City Jackson Biographical
Thomas Sappington Museum Crestwood St. Louis Historic house
Thornhill Chesterfield St. Louis Historic house
Titanic World's Largest Museum Attraction Branson Taney Maritime
Trailside Center Kansas City Jackson History
Troy Museum and Historic Village Troy Lincoln Open air
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site Grantwood Village St. Louis Biographical
United Federation of Doll Clubs Museum Kansas City Jackson Doll
University of Central Missouri Archives and Museum Warrensburg Johnson Multiple
Vaile Mansion Independence Jackson Historic house
Veterans Memorial Museum of Branson Branson Taney Military
Veterinary Museum Jefferson City Cole Medical
Walnut Springs Farm & Museum Marshfield Webster Agriculture
Walt Disney Hometown Museum Marceline Linn Biographical
Walters-Boone County Historical Museum Columbia Boone Local history
Warren E. Hearnes Museum Charleston Mississippi Biographical
Washington Firehouse Museum Washington Franklin Firefighting
Washington Historical Society Museum Washington Franklin Local history
Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site Lawson Clay Living
Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center St. Charles St. Charles Multiple
Weston Historical Museum Weston Platte Local history
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Republic Greene Military
Wonders of Wildlife Museum & Aquarium Springfield Greene Natural history
World Chess Hall of Fame St. Louis St. Louis History
World's Largest Toy Museum Branson Taney Toy
Wyeth-Tootle Mansion Saint Joseph Buchanan Historic house
Zewicki House Museum Linn Osage Historic house