Museum of Westward Expansion
Some artifacts going to other museums, some to a giant limestone cave.
The monument’s Museum of Westward Expansion is closing Tuesday. It had been a free attraction at the Arch and welcomed walk-in visitors.
C-SPAN producer Debby Lamb says they’ll shoot stories about the Arch and the old Courthouse, but also the history of immigration in St. Louis.
If you’d like to spend a little time during your long weekend thinking about U.S. history or helping your kids connect their school lesson plans to some local landmarks, check out these top resources in the Lou.
November marks the commemoration of Native American Heritage Month and St. Louis has a number of opportunities for history buffs to immerse themselves in the influence the native American culture played in shaping our country. Bring along family and friends as you take in these informative and enlightening activities.