North St. Louis County, Missouri

Museums & Educational

Sacred Heart Museum

Sacred Heart Museum

751 North Jefferson St
Florissant, 63031

Sacred Heart Museum on the lower level of the rectory at 751 North Jefferson in Florissant offers the opportunity to view many documents and artifacts preserved from the time Sacred Heart was established as a parish 147 years ago. The original cornerstone was laid in June 1866 and is among the many artifacts as well as hand written records written in German by the early Jesuit pastors. Pictures of weddings from the 1800’s, eighth grade graduations, First Communion, and class pictures are among some of the most popular items to see. The Museum is open the second Sunday of the month from 10 AM to 2 PM. There is no charge.

James S. McDonnell Prologue Room at Boeing

100 Airport Way
Berkeley
(314) 232-6896
www.boeing.com/boeing/companyoffices/aboutus/tours/prologueroom/

Challenger Learning Center

Challenger Learning Center

205 Brotherton Ln
Ferguson, 63135
(314) 521-6205
clcstlouis.org

BigFoot 4×4 Inc.

BigFoot 4×4 Inc.

6311 N Lindbergh
Hazelwood, 63042
(314) 731-2822
bigfoot4x4.com

The Shelter, Hunt House, and Hardy House

7836 Natural Bridge
Normandy, 63121
cityofnormandy.com

Payne-Gentry House

Payne-Gentry House

4211 Fee Fee Rd
Bridgeton, 63044
(314) 739-5599
bridgetonmo.com

General Daniel Bissell House

General Daniel Bissell House

10225 Bellefontaine Rd
Bellefontaine Neighbors, 63138
(314) 544-5714
www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation/ParkPages/BissellHouse

The War of 1812 Exhibit is at the Bissell House. The War of 1812, is often referred to as the second American Revolution. On June 18, 1812, the US declared war on the British Empire. Reasons included trade restrictions, impressment of sailors and humiliations on the high seas. This was the first time the United States had declared war.

You can view an exhibit on the oft forgotten conflict at the Bissell House Museum and get a tour of this magnificent old house. The exhibit includes descriptive panels from the Museum of the U.S. Navy, General Daniel Bissell artifacts, including the field desk that he used during the war, and prints from the Company of Military Historians. The museum, at 10225 Bellefontaine Road, will be open from 10 AM to 3:30 PM every Friday or you can schedule a visit any other day by calling (314) 544-6224 or (314) 544-5714. Cost of the tour is $5 per person. Children are free.

James J. Eagan Center/Florissant Civic Center

James J. Eagan Center/Florissant Civic Center

#1 James J. Eagan Dr.
Florissant, 63033
(314) 921-4466
florissantmo.com

Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

Riverview, MO
(314) 877-6019
mdc.mo.gov/regions/st-louis/columbia-bottom

This trail features views of the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. The River’s Edge Hiking Trail is a 3-mile long dirt trail and the Confluence Multi-Use (Hike/Bike) Trail is a 4.75-mile asphalt trail.  A breathtaking view of the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers from the observation deck awaits trailgoers.

Brookes Park

Brookes Park

Brookes Dr.
Hazelwood, MO
(314) 731-0980
www.hazelwoodmo.org

Athletic fields, accessible comfort station, accessible picnic pavilion, picnic site, accessible playground

Includes historic Old Elm Grove School, Stuart-Utz House, and the Knobbe House

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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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