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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Edwardsville, IL, USA

The Benjamin Stephenson House is a Federal style home built in 1820 by Illinois politician Benjamin Stephenson. . .

Collinsville, IL, USA

The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city (c. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

The Campbell House Museum in St Louis commemorates the home and Victorian lifestyle of Robert Campbell and his wife Virginia Kyle Campbell. . .

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Greenville, IL, USA

This museum pays tribute to a company that manufactured prank devices used in lodge initiation rituals in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. . .

St. Charles, MO, USA

The First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site preserves the building that served as Missouri's capitol from 1821 to 1826. . .

Florissant, MO, USA

Historic Florissant is a non-profit preservation group that operates a book shop and research collection in the Gittemeier House, originally built in 1860. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. . .

Edwardsville, IL, USA

This museum and library focus on the history of Madison County near St Louis. . .

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St. Louis, MO, USA

The Missouri Civil War Museum opened in Jefferson Barracks County Park in 2013. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

The Missouri History Museum is in Forest Park in St Louis. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

The National Blues Museum in St Louis is dedicated to exploring the musical history and impact of the blues. . .

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St. Louis, MO, USA

The Old St Louis County Courthouse was built as a combination federal and state courthouse in St Louis, Missouri. . .

St. Charles, MO, USA

This non-profit occupies the Old Market House in downtown St. Charles. . .

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St. Louis, MO, USA

Samuel Cupples House is a historic mansion in St Louis, constructed from 1888 to 1890 by Samuel Cupples, a wealthy businessman. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

The St Louis Mercantile Library, founded in 1846, is the oldest extant library west of the Mississippi River. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

The St Louis Research Center is one of six locations of The State Historical Society of Missouri. . .

St. Louis, MO, USA

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site is a 9. . .

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St. Louis, MO, USA

St. Louis Union Station was once the world's largest and busiest train station. . .

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