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Entry hall of the Campbell House.

Entry hall of the Campbell House.

Campbell House is open for tours Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. During these times tours generally begin when guests arrive. The last tour each day begins at 3:30 p.m.

The Museum is open by appointment only on Monday and Tuesday and during the entire months of January and February. The Museum is also open by appointment at other times. Please contact us to make an appointment.

The Campbell House is not handicap accessible. The Museum Store is handicap accessible

Museum admission and a guided tour is $8 per person, children 12 and under are free. Group rates are available. For more information about visiting and touring the Museum, including directions and parking please visit our homepage.

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“Talk about a hidden treasure! What an amazing house- the I Spy game they have for the kids kept my daughter’s attention through the tour” – Megan G.

“What a gem.  I had never heard of Campbell House in St. Louis before.  It was just fascinating; intriguing family history, gorgeous original furnishings.  Touring this 1800s home was an A+ experience!” – Jay P.

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Current Special Exhibit: “Glorious Gowns”

(Now Extended Through February 2014, due to popular demand!)

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The Campbell House Museum is pleased to present the new exhibition Glorious Gowns.

The first of this two-part exhibit is a once-in-a-generation display of six of Virginia Campbell’s magnificent gowns circa 1850 to 1880. One gown is on display in each of the principal rooms of the Campbell House.  The second part of the show is displayed in the special exhibit galleries and features a collection of 12 lavish Victorian bridal gowns dating as early as 1870. The display also includes a handmade Victorian-inspired 21st century wedding dress.

Please contact us for more information!

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Virginia Campbell’s distinctive red & black ombre ball gown (ca. 1855) on display in the master bedroom

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Detail of the red & black ombre ball gown

Maroon silk & velvet reception gown (ca. 1875) on display in the library.

Maroon silk & velvet reception gown (ca. 1875) on display in the library.

 

Bridal gown worn by Sallie Alexander Crumm, married in St. Louis on November 18, 1878 (age 19)

Bridal gown worn by Sallie Alexander Crumm, married in St. Louis on November 18, 1878 (age 19)

Bridal gown worn by Katherine Flood Ralston, married in St. Louis on September 15, 1909 (age 23)

Bridal gown worn by Katherine Flood Ralston, married in St. Louis on September 15, 1909 (age 23)

Detail of a handmade Victorian-inspired wedding gown from the 21st century

Detail of a handmade Victorian-inspired wedding gown from the 21st century

 

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