17 Free Things To Do In St. Louis

By Mackenzie Taylor
In Culture

One of the best things about St. Louis is the wealth of experiences that can be gained without breaking the bank. From museums to parks to spending the day with animals, here are 17 free things to do in STL.

1/ Experience incredible works of art at the Contemporary Art Museum.

2/ Walk around artwork that is larger than life at the Laumeier Sculpture Park.

3/ Experience Missouri’s expanded history at the Missouri History Museum.

4/ Be wowed by the architecture at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation.

5/ View some of the best art in the world at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

6/ Get up close and personal with penguins at the Saint Louis Zoo.

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7/ Climb the remains of an ancient Native American city at Cahokia Mounds.

8/ See the largest collection of mosaics in the western hemisphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

9/ Rediscover your inner child at the Saint Louis Science Center.

10/ Watch Shakespeare’s best plays come to life at the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis.

11/ View gorgeous pieces of art, gravestones and unique trees at Bellefontaine Cemetery.

12/ Be amazed by talented locals at Craft Alliance Gallery.

13/ Spend the day petting a variety of animals at Grant’s Farm.

14/ Immerse yourself in the history of the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center.

15/ Honor the soldiers of World War I at the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum.

16/ Discover more than 200 animals at the World Bird Sanctuary.

17/ Take a bike ride or a long stroll through Forest Park, Benton Park and Tower Grove Park.

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