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Please note we’ll be closing at 6PM on Friday, December 2nd, for a private event.



Whether you’re planning a class field trip, a scouting event or just bringing a group of friends and family to play, City Museum is an exciting location for your group’s next adventure.

Safety First

Please read our policies before planning your visit.

Two boys looking at collections at City Museum

Get discounted tickets for groups of 15 or more.

Get one free ticket for every eight tickets purchased.* Kids under three play free. All groups must bring at least one adult for every 8 children.

*Complimentary tickets will automatically generate during the checkout process, please confirm the number of tickets is correct before you process payment as all sales are final.

Tax exempt groups need to make a reservation and pay in full at least 10 business days in advance. All tax-exexmpt purchases must be completed through the office. Any tax-paid online is not eligible for a refund. To make reservations please complete this form or call 314-231-2489 ext. 601.

Bus parking (it’s not on the roof).

Buses should drop off passengers at 15th & Lucas and may park in front of the meters along Delmar that are marked “Bus Parking Only” — this parking is complimentary.

Please enter the City Museum through the entrance on 15th & Lucas. Contact your Group Coordinator prior to your arrival for instructions and access to our exclusive group entrance — it will make organizing your group easier on busy days.

Group of children spinning on tops at a City Museum birthday party

Planning a party?

Our birthday party packages include:

  • Reservation and 50% deposit due 30 days in advance of party.
  • Your choice of a pizza party or hot dog party.
  • General admission to the museum on the day of your party.

Packages are $32/person (children under 3 play free!), and are available for groups of 15 or more.


We don’t have many rules, but there are some you should know before you visit. See our policies for chaperone guidelines and more.

There’s something for everyone to see and do.