Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau | Missouri State Museum
Missouri State Museum Missouri State Museum

201 W Capitol Ave, Jefferson City MO 65101

573.751.4127 Map it Website
201 W Capitol Ave
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Mon-Sun 8am-5pm;

Capitol Tours:

Mon-Fri Every Hour (except noon): Beginning at 9am, Last Tour at 3pm

Sat and Sun:  11am and 2pm

The Missouri State Museum is located on the first floor of the Missouri State Capitol Building and is managed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The museum continues to showcase Missouri's diverse history and resources. The museum houses both temporary and long-term exhibits, such as exhibits for the 150th anniversary of hte Civil War. One of the highlights of hte museum's collections is a significant and rare group of over 125 Civil War battle flags. Many of hte flags belonged to, or were captured by, Missouri units on both sides of hte war. At least one flag is on display at all times in the museum. Missouri was one of the most divided states during the Civil War and the Missouri State Museum exhibits tell this story. The museum is opn 7 days a week from 8am-5pm. Free admission. Closed New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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