State Historical Society

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.

1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, Missouri 65201

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- Thomas Hart Benton's Perilous Visions

Benton's Perilous Visions August 11, 2018 – Spring 2019 Main Gallery, Columbia Research Center After the United States entered World War II, Missouri...

9/20 9am
EXHIBITION- Thomas Hart Benton's Perilous Visions

Benton's Perilous Visions August 11, 2018 – Spring 2019 Main Gallery, Columbia Research Center After the United States entered World War II, Missouri...

9/21 9am
EXHIBITION- Thomas Hart Benton's Perilous Visions

Benton's Perilous Visions August 11, 2018 – Spring 2019 Main Gallery, Columbia Research Center After the United States entered World War II, Missouri...

9/22 9am
EXHIBITION- Thomas Hart Benton's Perilous Visions

Benton's Perilous Visions August 11, 2018 – Spring 2019 Main Gallery, Columbia Research Center After the United States entered World War II, Missouri...

9/25 9am
EXHIBITION- Thomas Hart Benton's Perilous Visions

Benton's Perilous Visions August 11, 2018 – Spring 2019 Main Gallery, Columbia Research Center After the United States entered World War II, Missouri...

9/26 9am

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State Historical Society

State Historical Society posted a photo 11/14/2013