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About Us

Welcome to the Urban Museum Collaborative web site.
The UMC, founded in 2009 through funding from the Missouri Humanities Council, brings together three small, innovative museums in downtown St. Louis— the
Campbell House Museum
, The Eugene Field House Museum, and The Griot Museum of Black History. Through this initiative, the evocative collections and the stories contained within these museums illuminate the complex narrative of urban life in nineteenth-century St. Louis. Interconnected site-based programs, educational resources, tours, and community events let these stories come alive in dramatic new ways. Visitors of all ages become engaged in a “museum without walls” exploring, discovering, and learning in a dynamic and changing city.

To learn more about the collaborative and/or participating museums, contact us:

Urban Museum Collaborative
For more information please contact Barbara Decker at bdeckerf[at]gmail.com or one of the museums below.

The Eugene Field Museum:
634 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 421-4689

Campbell House Museum
1508 Locust Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 421-0325

The Griot—Museum of Black History
2505 St. Louis Ave
St. Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-7057


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