State Historical Society

1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, Missouri 65201

Founded in 1898 by the Missouri Press Association and a trustee of the state since 1899, The State Historical Society of Missouri is the premier research center for the study of Missouri state and local history.  The Society preserves and provides access to reference materials and historical collections through research centers located in Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Kansas City, Rolla, St. Louis, and Springfield. The Columbia research center also houses a significant art collection with ongoing and varied exhibitions and serves as the administrative headquarters for the Society.

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Phone

573-882-1187

Hours

Tues-Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Sat, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Website

shs.umsystem.edu

Twitter

@shsofmo

Upcoming Events

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds"

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk:... 1/21 8am

Exhibits / State Historical Society

From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds" September 22, 2016 – February 21, 2017 Main Gallery, Research...

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds"

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk:... 1/24 8am

Exhibits / State Historical Society

From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds" September 22, 2016 – February 21, 2017 Main Gallery, Research...

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds"

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk:... 1/25 8am

Exhibits / State Historical Society

From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds" September 22, 2016 – February 21, 2017 Main Gallery, Research...

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds"

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk:... 1/26 8am

Exhibits / State Historical Society

From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds" September 22, 2016 – February 21, 2017 Main Gallery, Research...

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds"

EXHIBITION:From Daniel Boone to Black Elk:... 1/27 8am

Exhibits / State Historical Society

From Daniel Boone to Black Elk: Native and Colonial Experiences in Contested "Middle Grounds" September 22, 2016 – February 21, 2017 Main Gallery, Research...

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State Historical Society posted a photo 11/14/2013

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