St. Louis September 15, 2017
11 Unforgettable Attractions In Downtown St. Louis You’ll Want To Visit
We have so many great one-of-a-kind attractions here in St. Louis, and many that are not merely just unique but are bizarrely awesome. This list highlighting our best downtown attractions is perfect for newcomers to our city or for longtime residents who haven’t visited in awhile.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. The City Museum
With slides, tunnels, and tubes made for kids and grownups, the City Museum is a hands on experience. Pictures and words can't describe the crazy wonderful of everything this museum has to offer.
The City Museum is located at 750 N 16th St., St. Louis, Missouri 63103
2. Soulard Farmers Market.
You can find everything you need at the Soulard Farmers Market. Being a true farmer's market you'll find the freshest produce, handmade goods, and great food.
Soulard Farmers Market is located at 730 Carroll St., St. Louis, MO 63104
3. The Old Courthouse.
The Old Courthouse has been a feature of St. Louis for over 150 years, and is an amazing place to visit for those who love history or architecture.
The Old Courthouse is located at 11 N 4th St., St. Louis, MO 63102
4. The Gateway Arch.
At 630-feet tall the Gateway Arch is bewildering to stand beneath. You can ride the tram up to the top for a truly unique experience.
5. The Saint Louis Zoo.
The Saint Louis Zoo is one of the best zoos in the entire country. What’s even better than that? There’s no attendance fee!
The Saint Louis Zoo is located on Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110
6. The Saint Louis Art Museum.
The Saint Louis Art Museum is also free to attend and has a world class art catalog. They also feature new art exhibits each month.
The Saint Louis Art Museum is located at 1 Fine Arts Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110.
7. The History Museum.
Founded in 1866, The History Museum is a showcase of Missouri history. This museum is also free to attend. St. Louis just
loves giving away free culture.
The History Museum is located at 5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112.
8. Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tour.
One of the largest and oldest breweries in the world, Anheuser-Busch offers many different tours of this historic factory.
Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tour is located at 1200 Lynch St., St. Louis, MO 63118.
9. The Science Center and Planetarium
The Science Center and Planetarium offer demonstrations, science simulators, and hands on learning. The venue is also free to attend (seriously)!
The Science Center and Planetarium is located at 5050 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.
10. The Cathedral Basilica.
The Cathedral Basilica is a working church, with ceremonies and mass held each week. The Cathedral Basilica also welcomes people to view the stunning mosaics and architecture.
The Cathedral Basilica is located at 4431 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108.
11. Inside the Economy Museum / Federal Reserve Museum.
This interactive museum is dedicated to how our economy works. It is located inside the Federal Reserve Building.
Inside the Economy Museum / Federal Reserve Museum is located at 1 Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102.
Have you visited these amazing downtown attractions? Share your experiences with us in the comments below.
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