Campbell House Museum

1508 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 - United States





The Campbell House is St. Louis’ premier historic property museum and one of the best-restored 19th Century buildings in America. Built in 1851 as the first house in the elegant Lucas Place neigh­bor­hood, the Camp­bell House was the home of renowned fur trader and entre­pre­neur Robert Camp­bell and his fam­ily from 1854 until 1938. The museum con­tains hun­dreds of orig­i­nal Camp­bell pos­ses­sions includ­ing fur­ni­ture, paint­ings, cloth­ing, let­ters, car­riages and a unique set of inte­rior pho­tographs taken in the mid-1880s.


Fabric of Time: Campbell Family Textiles
This special exhibit features Campbell family clothing, linens, upholsteries, carpet and even a sampler.

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