Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis

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Featuring a collection of more than 30,000 works of art, Saint Louis Art Museum counts among one of the country's major art institutions, attracting over half a million visitors each year. Erected for the 1904 World's Fair, the three-story building went through a massive restoration project in 2009 in which 21 new galleries were added, some for each of its permanent collection and temporary exhibits. The museum's star attraction is its modern art collection, including works by European masters Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Gauguin. Don't miss the gallery dedicated to 20th century German paintings that features the world's biggest collection of works by Max Beckmann, plus pieces by Joseph Beuys, Gerhard Richter, and Martin Kippenberger. Use our Saint Louis online day trip planner to visit Saint Louis Art Museum on your trip to Saint Louis, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • There is a surprisingly good collection of both figurative and not paintings. I liked couple of German artists I never knew before - one of them predicting fall of Berlin.  more »
  • Second visit in three years from Chicago. Every hole and gap leads to a secret passage to another part of the museum. Germ-a-phobes and helicopter parents beware, this museum affords kids the freedom ...  more »
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  • This is a world class art museum in the middle of Forest Park (which is a world class wonder in itself). Free admission allows you to stay for a few minutes or navigate the collections for the entire day. Be sure to stop at the front desk and ask about docent led tours, a great way to better understand the collection in a short amount of time. One of the best place to visit. There were many activities that were happening at the same place. It is a must visit for a visitor.
  • To me, the art museum is always an amazing place to go. I love the art and history behind it. I took my kids for a festival there and we all had a great time. They had craft stations and a live show. My kids enjoyed it and I will take them again.

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