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St. Louis Attractions

St. Louis is a great city with plenty of activities to keep you busy. For those of you who are coming from out of town, we thought we would give you a few suggestions to help send you in the right direction in order to maximize your fun! Everything listed below is within 10 minutes of the St. Louis Marriott Union Station and many of the attractions listed are free.

St. Louis Arch

St. Louis Arch

877-982-1410 (tickets) 314-655-1600 (information)

11 North 4th Street

St. Louis , Missouri

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The St. Louis Arch is a must see! The nation's tallest monument has plenty to offer and if you are staying at the Union Station Mariott, you are within walking distance.

Schlafly Bottleworks Brewery

Schlafly Bottleworks Brewery

314-241-BEER

7260 Southwest Ave.

St. Louis , Missouri 63143

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Visit a local brewery that offers a great beer selection, yummy food and offers brewery tours Friday-Sundays 12pm-5pm, every hour on the hour.
If you are not interested in touring the brewery and just interested in tasting the beers, The Taproom is closer to the Marriott and has the same beer selection.

Missouri Botanical Gardens

Missouri Botanical Gardens

314-577-5100

4344 Shaw Boulevard

St. Louis , Missouri 63110

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Although March might not be the ideal time to visit this garden gem, every season has plenty to offer. If you are looking for a peaceful setting for a lovely afternoon stroll, Missouri Botanical Gardens is your place! General Admission tickets are $8, children under the age of 12 are free.
Hours: 9-5, daily.

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

314-781-0900

1 Government Drive

St. Louis , Missouri 63110

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No visit to St. Louis is complete without a trip to the world-famous Saint Louis Zoo. The zoo houses more than 800 species on 90 beautifully landscaped acres in historic Forest Park. This is one of the few free zoos remaining! Open daily 9-5.

Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch

314-577-2626

12th & Lynch

St. Louis, Missouri

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The Anheuser-Busch family legacy may be over, however AB is and always will be a St. Louis tradition. Take a brewery tour, learn the history, meet the Clydesdales & of course, drink some beer! No charge.
Tours offered Monday-Saturday 10-4 & Sundays 11:30-4

St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park

St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park

314-721-0072

One Fine Arts Drive

St. Louis, Missouri 63110

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Another Forest Park activity, the art museum also offers free admission. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10-5 & Fridays 10-9

St. Louis History Museum

St. Louis History Museum

314-746-4599

5700 Lindell Boulevard

St. Louis , Missouri 63112

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Another Forest Park attraction, the history museum is open daily 10-5 and free of charge!

St. Louis Science Center

St. Louis Science Center

314-289-4400

5050 Oakland Avenue

St. Louis , Missouri 63110

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Located on the other side of highway 40 from Forest Park, you will find the St. Louis Science Center. Between the OMNIMAX theatre, & planetarium, everyone can find something to entertain themselves. Again, free! Open daily Monday-Saturday 9:30-4:30 and Sundays 11-4:30.

St. Louis Union Station

St. Louis Union Station

314-421-3314

500 St. Louis Union Station

St. Louis , Missouri 63103

If you are staying at the Marriott at Union Station, you are seconds away from several dining options as well as places to shop.