Museums

Museums, Art & History

Within our more than 12,000 acres of parkland lies more than just trails, playgrounds and picnic sites. St. Louis County Parks is aware of the importance of offering the community places to explore culture, art and history in addition to recreational spaces. From military history to modern art, take the opportunity to experience some of these lesser known areas within your St. Louis County Parks!

- Laumeier Sculpture Park
- General Daniel Bissell House
- Jefferson Barracks Historic Site & Museums
- Faust Park Historic Village and Thornhill Grounds
- St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park
- Fort Belle Fontaine
- Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park
- Museum of the Dog in Queeny Park

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Park Postings:

(As of 1/22/18 9:50 a.m.)


* This project is on hold due to the Government shutdown:
The lake and all boat ramps at Creve Couer Park will be closed to all activities starting 1/23 - 2/11 as part of the Asian Carp removal project. 
The trail at the boat ramp, as well the entire parking lot at the Sailboat Cove will be also be closed for the duration of the project. Large portions of the trail will still be available, but it will no longer be able to circumvent the lake. The timeline may change due to weather. For your safety, please adhere to all postings while at the park.


*Riverside trail at Simpson is open, however there is a 50 ft. section at the eastern end that had to be re-routed.  The footing is sand and dirt. Users should be cautious of sand smears across the trail after rain events.

* Unger Park roads are open to the Riverside Trail Parking lot, however, the Riverside Trail remains closed beyond this parking lot

* Sherman Beach and Al Foster Trails are passable but have areas with sand and debris on them.

* The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.

* The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff Trail and Spring Valley Trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for construction.