This Rare Footage in the 1960s Shows Missouri Like You’ve Never Seen Before

St. Louis, you’re looking mighty fine in this 1960s tourism video. See many of the city’s iconic landmarks, including the Science Center’s planetarium, when they were brand-spanking new. The Arch wasn’t even finished when this was filmed!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Were you around when this was filmed? How has St. Louis changed? To see more of what Missouri was like back in the day, check out these vintage photos of Missouri schools in the early 1900s!