Missouri State Museum

The Missouri State Museum is where visitors go to immerse themselves in the history of the Show-Me State. The museum houses an impressive collection of exhibits that highlight the state’s natural and cultural history. Museum staff provide insightful tours to visitors. Examples include but are not limited to Jefferson landing, a busy center of commerce along the Missouri River during the mid-1800s and steamboats traveling between St. Louis and Kansas City docked in front of the Lohman Building.

Visitors to the Missouri State Museum will find both cultural heritage and natural history exhibits The museum is home to thousands artifacts in its collection, including the largest collections of Missouri Civil War battle flags and World War I flags.

During your visit to Missouri’s capital along The Lewis and Clark Trail, don’t miss the Missouri State Museum.

Contact Information

Missouri State Museum Tour Desk
Reservations and Information:

201 West Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101, United States

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Mon - Fri: 8AM - 5PM Sat - Sun: 9AM - 4PM Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Check website for tour and event information.
  • Seasons Open

  • Prices and Fees

    Free Admission
  • Accessibility

    Fully ADA compliant
  • Pet Friendly Notes

    Service animals are welcome, but pets are not allowed