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In addition to the Missouri History Museum’s permanent collection, the museum hosts various special attractions throughout the year. IN order to see an updated list of special attractions, check out the Missouri History Museum’s website.
Capturing the City: Photographs from the Streets of St. Louis, 1900-1930 showcases the time period where the St. Louis Street Department archived an extensive amount of photographs of the city. This photograph collection is so extensive that the St. Louis Street Department has not archived as many detailed and rich photographs since the time period of 1900 to 1930. This exhibit will be available until March 12, 2017.
Route 66: Main Street Through St. Louis the important role that Route 66 has played within America’s history. Route 66 is also known as America’s Main Street and the Mother Road. Aside from exploring the general impact of Route 66 on America’s history, this exhibit concentrates on the impact Route 66 has on St. Louis. Visitors can explore this exhibit until July 16, 2017.
TOYS of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s showcases some of the most popular and significant toys of the 1950s to the 1970s. Aside from exploring the history and significance of the toys in this exhibit, stories and pictures relevant to the toys are displayed. Some of the highlighted toys include; Mr. Potato Head, Hot Wheels, Barbie, Spirograph, and Gumby. Check out this exhibit until January 22, 2017.