Local History Fair
August 19, 2017
Guests at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters got the chance to learn about all of the history our community has to offer. The Field House Museum, along with several other local organizations, joined together in the library’s annual Local History Fair, bringing history to the masses!
Teddy Bear Picnic
July 15-16, 2017
Kids of all ages enjoyed a fun-filled weekend of all things teddy bear at the Field House Museum. Activities included games, face painting, story time and a teddy bear parade. Thanks to a generous donation from Build-A-Bear, each child under the age of 15 received a new furry friend!
Hidden History of Downtown St. Louis Book Signing
June 17, 2017
Author Maureen O’Connor Kavanaugh joined members and friends of the Field House Museum for a book signing and author talk of her latest book Hidden History of Downtown St. Louis. This great read which, covers everything from the Mississippian Mound Era to present day St. Louis, was discussed by Maureen and followed with a book signing. If you missed this great event don’t worry, the books may be purchased in our museum gift shop or click the button below to purchase it in our online store.
The Field House Foundation
is proud to present
Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
The St. Louis Holiday Historic House Tour
Thursday, December 11 – 3 to 8 p.m.
Once again the Field House Museum will be participating in the St. Louis Holiday Historic House Tour! Get in the spirit of the holidays in high style by visiting five of St. Louis’ finest historic homes and buildings. For one night only, get the chance to experience the Campbell House Museum, the Field House Museum, the Chatillon-DeMenil House, the Samuel Cupples House at Saint Louis University and the Old Courthouse, each decked out in their festive finery. Each stop along the way will feature light holiday refreshents and entertainment. Many locations also have gift shops to help you with your holiday shopping!
Participants can tour the locations on continuously running charter buses that will shuttle them from stop to stop or may opt to take a self-guided tour. To purchase tickets, call the Campbell House Museum at (314) 421-0325 or click here to purchase tickets.
Guided bus transportation tickets: $30 in advance, $40 the day of the event. Price includes admission to all five locations and bus transportation.
Self-Guided tickets: $20 in advance, $30 the day of event. Price includes admission to all five locations. (Free limited parking available at each venue.)
**Inclement Weather Date: Dec. 17, 2014
The Dred Scott Footprints Tour
Saturday, November 1, 2014
The Young Friends of the Dred Scott 5th Annual Educational Field Trip presents the Dred Scott Footprints Tour on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
This fascinating bus tour of the St. Louis area will visit and discuss almost 40 locations and memorials that connect to the person and cause of Dred Scott’s case for freedom. Lesser known art and memorial honors that have recognized him throughout the nation that speak to the significance of Dred and the influence of his case will surprise and delight you. Many are unknown and right under our noses. Join us for this one-of-a-kind tour narrated by descendants of Dred Scott.
This is a tour of things old and new you won’t want to miss it! Cost of $75 per person includes: spacious multimedia coach bus with restroom, restaurant lunch, games, raffles, souvenirs, photo ops (definitely bring your camera!), and very special guests along the route. Space is limited.
The tour begins at 8:30am, returning by 3:30pm. Free parking provided by The Eugene Field House for those on this tour.
For more information you can visit the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation website at www.thedredscottfoundation.org or
call Chanin Paxton for registration information or issues at 910-964-8790.
Museum Garage Sale at The St. Louis Zoo
The Field House Museum will be once again participating in the St. Louis Museum Stores Garage Sale being held at the St. Louis Zoo. Shop for close-out, clearance and one-of-a-kind items from St. Louis area museum gift shops. The garage sale goes from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For further information, go to www.stlzoo.org or call (314) 781-0900.
157th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision
(Hosted by the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation & the Old Courthouse)
The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, along with the Old Courthouse, has invited The Eugene Field House to speak at the commemoration of the 157th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision. This event, which will be held on March 8, 2014, at the Old Courthouse, will cover many topics, including the role that Roswell Field played in the case. For more information contact the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation at The Dred Scott Foundation or call (910) 964-8790.
February 10, 2014
Eugene Field Joins the Class of 2013’s St. Louis Media Hall of Fame
157th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision
The Field House Museum is proud to announce that Eugene Field is being inducted into the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame. The St. Louis Media History Foundation is recognizing and paying tribute to 21 St. Louisans who have made important contributions across all media. The induction ceremony will take place on Monday, February 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Triumph Grill, 3419 Olive Street, in Midtown St. Louis.