With its warm weather, smaller crowds and plenty of exciting attractions to keep you busy, springtime is a fabulous season to visit the Gateway City.Whether you’re visiting for a family vacation or you want to escape for a romantic couples’ weekend, St. Louis is the perfect place to relax and have fun.
Art lovers and aficionados love the St. Louis Art Museum for its extensive collection spanning almost every culture and millennium. As one of the country’s leading museums, this institution boasts a vastcollection of exquisite paintings, sculpture, textiles, and photography. General admission is free every day. Visit www.slam.org for hours and details.
Learn about St. Louis’ rich past at the Missouri History Museum. Covering milestones from 1764 to the present day, this unique attraction invites visitors to relive city highlights like the 1904 World’s Fair and the installation of the Gateway Arch. Visit www.mohistory.org for hours and details.
Kids of all ages love the Saint Louis Science Center. Explore 700 different interactive exhibits, see a movie in the huge OMNIMAX Theater and learn about what makes science so cool. Visit www.slsc.org for hours and details.
Stroll through the Missouri Botanical Gardens to see fantastic horticultural displays and explore 79 acres of green space in the heart of the city. The gardens offer a revolving program of festivals, classes and workshops. Visit www.mobot.org for hours and details.
Meet the animals at the Saint Louis Zoo. Polar bears, sea lions, tigers, and 18,000 other animals from around the world invite you to learn about their habitats. Ride the Zooline Railroad or watch a sea lion show for a full experience. Free admission. Visit www.stlzoo.org for hours and details.
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