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Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Anheuser-Busch Brewery
St. Louis, Missouri, 63118
The brewery, opened in 1852 by German immigrant Adolphus Busch, is designated as a National Historic Landmark District. Free public tours of the brewery are given.

Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri, 63115
This cemetery was established after the cholera epidemic of 1849. Many bodies were moved from the St. Louis Cemetery downtown to this burial ground. A number of the famous Busch and Lemp family of brewers are buried here.

Busch Stadium

Busch Stadium
St. Louis, Missouri, 63102
Also called New Busch Stadium or Busch Stadium III, the baseball park opened on April 4, 2006. It offers a panoramic view of the downtown St. Louis skyline, as well as the city's distinctive Gateway Arch.

Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri, 63115
Calvary ia a 477 acre (1.9 km2) Roman Catholic cemetery established in 1857. Some of the old burials and tombstones were transferred to Calvary Cemetery from much older Catholic cemeteries originally existing in what is now the downtown area.

Capital Mall

Capital Mall
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65109
The Capital Mall is a shopping mall located in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States that opened in 1978. Its anchors are JCPenney, and Dillard's. It also has a food court.

Cathedral of Saint Joseph

Cathedral of Saint Joseph
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65109
The Cathedral of Saint Joseph is the mother church for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City in Missouri. The cathedral serves as the parish church for the bishop.

Christopher S. Bond U.S. Court House

Christopher S. Bond U.S. Court House
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
Visit the Christopher S. Bond U.S. Court House for the opportunity to learn about the federal judicial process.

Gateway Arch (St. Louis Arch)

Gateway Arch (St. Louis Arch)
St. Louis, Missouri
Officially named the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the arch was built to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase and St. Louis' role as the "gateway" to the western frontier of the early United States.

Harry S Truman Birthplace

Harry S Truman Birthplace
Lamar, Barton County, Missouri, 64759
Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, was born in this house on May 8, 1884. Truman attended the dedication of his birthplace as a Missouri State Historic Site on April 19, 1959.

Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
Enjoy Jefferson City. Come and have a good time in Jefferson City, Missouri. "You'll Feel the History," as well as shop, eat, and stay at the best places.

Jefferson City Station

Jefferson City Station
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
Jefferson City is an Amtrak train station in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States. The station is located on the ground floor of the former Union Hotel, which was built in 1855.

Kansas City Zoo

Kansas City Zoo
Kansas City, Missouri, 64132
Kansas City Zoo is a 202-acre (82 ha) zoo founded in 1909. It is located in Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Drive Kansas City, Missouri. It is home to more than 1,300 animals, and in 2008, the Kansas City Zoo was voted one of America's best zoos.

Lemp Mansion

Lemp Mansion
St. Louis, Missouri, 63118
This 33-room house was built in 1868 by Jacob Feickert. William J. Lemp, a merchant and brewery owner moved into it in 1876. The ghosts of several Lemp family members are said to haunt the mansion.

Liberty Memorial

Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, Missouri
When the Liberty Memorial opened on November 11, 1926 , President Calvin Coolidge delivered the dedication speech. The memorial is home to the National World War I Museum, which opened on December 2, 2006.

Lincoln University

Lincoln University
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
Lincoln University is a public historically black land-grant university in Jefferson City, Missouri. Founded in 1866 by African-American veterans of the American Civil War.

Missouri Botanical Garden (Shaw's Garden)

Missouri Botanical Garden (Shaw's Garden)
St. Louis, Missouri, 63110
The Missouri Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri. It is also known informally as Shaw's Garden for founder and philanthropist Henry Shaw.

Missouri Governor's Mansion

Missouri Governor's Mansion
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
The Missouri Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jefferson City, Missouri. The current Neo-Renaissance structure was built in 1871 at a cost of $75,000 and has served every governor since.

Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum
St. Louis, Missouri, 63112
The Missouri History Museum in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri, showcases Missouri history. It is operated by the Missouri Historical Society, which was founded in 1866.

Missouri State Capitol

Missouri State Capitol
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
The Missouri State Capitol is notable for its architectural features, including its eight 48-foot (15 m) columns on the south portico and six 40-foot (12 m) columns on the north side; its 30-foot (9 m)-wide grand stairway and its bronze front doors.

Missouri State Museum

Missouri State Museum
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
The Missouri State Museum is Missouri's showpiece museum. It was founded in 1919 and is located in Jefferson City, Missouri, inside the state capitol on the ground floor of the building.

Missouri State Penitentiary

Missouri State Penitentiary
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
The Missouri State Penitentiary was a prison in Jefferson City, Missouri, that operated from 1836 to 2004. Part of the Missouri Department of Corrections, it served as the state's primary maximum security institution.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, 64108
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a privately funded museum dedicated to preserving the history of Negro league baseball in America. It was founded in 1990 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111
Locally referred to as the Nelson Art Gallery or simply the Nelson Gallery, this landmark was actually two museums, until 1983 when it was formally named the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Old Courthouse

Old Courthouse
St. Louis, Missouri, 63102
The Old St. Louis County Courthouse was built as a combination federal and state courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. Missouri's tallest habitable building from 1864 to 1894, it is now part of Gateway Arch National Park.

Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Art Museum
St. Louis, Missouri, 63110
The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world. Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri.

Saint Louis Zoo

Saint Louis Zoo
St. Louis, Missouri, 63110
The Saint Louis Zoological Park (commonly known as the Saint Louis Zoo) is a zoo in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri. It is recognized as a leading zoo in animal management, research, conservation, and education.

Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City
Branson, Missouri, 65616
Silver Dollar City is an 1880s-themed experience that fits Branson's vision as a family-friendly vacation destination with down-home charm. Silver Dollar City has developed into one of the most successful theme parks in the United States.

Six Flags St. Louis

Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, Missouri, 63025
Six Flags St. Louis is a theme park located in Eureka, Missouri. The park opened on June 5, 1971 and features seven themed areas as well as numerous attractions and live shows. The park brands itself as "Missouri's Coaster Capital".

Titanic Museum

Titanic Museum
Branson, Missouri, 65616
The Titanic Museum Attraction is a museum located in Branson, Missouri on 76 Country Boulevard. It is one of two Titanic-themed museums owned by John Joslyn (who headed a 1987 expedition to Titanic's final resting place). The museum holds 400 pre-discover

Wainwright Building

Wainwright Building
St. Louis, Missouri, 63101
Built in 1891 and designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, this 10-story red-brick office building is among the first skyscrapers in the world. Its steel frame and intricate terra cotta ornament in vertical bands emphasizes its height.

Missouri

Missouri State Flag
Postal Code: MO
Capital City: Jefferson-city
Became a State:
Population: 6,083,672*
Area: 69,706.99 miles2 (180,541.28 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Missouri Landmarks

  1. Gateway Arch (St. Louis Arch)
  2. Busch Stadium
  3. Liberty Memorial
  4. Missouri State Capitol
  5. Harry S Truman Birthplace
  6. Lemp Mansion
  7. Bellefontaine Cemetery
  8. Wainwright Building
  9. Silver Dollar City
  10. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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