Missouri State Museum

201 W. Capital Ave.,Capitol Bldg., Room B-2, Jefferson City, MO 65101 - United States

573-751-2854

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The Missouri State Museum is where visitors go to immerse themselves in the history of the Show-Me State. The museum, located in the State Capitol, houses an impressive collection of exhibits portraying the state's natural and cultural history. Museum staff provide tours of the Capitol.

Exhibits

The Missouri State Museum houses an impressive collection of exhibits that portray Missouri's cultural and natural history in its two main exhibit halls: the History Hall and the Resources Hall. There are also exhibits with changing artifacts in the Missouri Veterans Gallery and the Foundations Gallery (state government and the State Capitol). A series of traveling exhibits can be used as educational tools by schools, civic groups and other organizations. Interpretive staff offer various educational programs on aspects of Missouri's natural and cultural history.

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