(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Westward Expansion Museum Artifacts Not For Sale

Some artifacts going to other museums, some to a giant limestone cave.


(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Museum of Westward Expansion Beneath Arch Closing Tuesday

Will make way for new, interactive museum to open in 2017.


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Gateway Arch Museum Closing, Free Admission Ending

The monument’s Museum of Westward Expansion is closing Tuesday. It had been a free attraction at the Arch and welcomed walk-in visitors.


Members of the Missouri History Museum's collections staff pull items from a burned-out fashion boutique in Dellwood. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Digging for History at Site of Burned-Out Boutique

Missouri History Museum collects artifacts from Dellwood business destroyed in Ferguson unrest.


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St. Clair Museum Fire

Fire heavily damaged a museum in the northeast Missouri town of St. Clair, but no injuries were reported.


The Katherine Dunham Museum in East St. Louis (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Thieves Strike Cash-Strapped Katherine Dunham Museum

Six large air compressors worth $5K each stolen.


1943 Lambert Glider Crash

1943 Lambert Tragedy Claimed Lives Of St. Louis Mayor, Nine Others

Glider crash happened in front of thousands of spectators.


File photo of a tortoise. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Museum Investigates Missing 18-Pound Tortoise

A museum in Iowa says someone has stolen an 18-pound African leopard tortoise.



Cardinals Launch New Hall of Fame Website

The website showcases the team’s extensive collection of baseball memorabilia, while encouraging fans to explore and learn more about the rich 121-year history of the St. Louis Cardinals.


The dome shines brightly on the Missouri State Capitol as the sun begins to set in Jefferson City, Missouri on March 22, 2011.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. State Museum Plans Night Programs Next Year

The state museum will be open until 8 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, with the staff presenting special programs.




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