Best Free Midwest Attractions: Missouri
Don't-miss sights in Forest Park
St. Louis Zoo Lush landscaping makes this top-notch zoo (left) as pleasant as it is popular. Highlights of a zoo visit include River's Edge--a spacious home for Asian and African animals with underwater viewing of hippos--and the Penguin and Puffin Coast.
Missouri History Museum Engaging exhibits explore the city's colorful history, including Lucky Lindy's record-breaking flights and the 1904 World's Fair.
St. Louis Art Museum During the World's Fair, this Beaux Arts-style building held the Palace of Fine Arts. Today visitors come for a collection that spans millennia and includes works by Picasso, Monet and van Gogh.
St. Louis Science Center Dynamic exhibits, including an Omnimax theater and life-size T. rex, engage kids and adults alike.
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