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    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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Bookstore

The Museum Store
The Museum Store
 

The Jefferson National Parks Association, (JNPA) a not-for-profit organization, supports Museum Education Programs at the Old Courthouse and Museum of Westward Expansion. The Association operates stores offering a wide selection of books, videos, posters, and educational materials, go to shop.jnpa.com

The Old Courthouse Shop features materials relating to St. Louis history. For more information call (voice) 314-655-1627 or (voice) 1-800-537-7962.

The Museum Store under the Gateway Arch offers a large selection of western history materials. For more information call (voice) 314-678-1530 or (voice) 1-800-537-7962.

The Levee Mercantile is an educational exhibit explaining the role of a mercantile in St. Louis during the 1870s. For more information call (voice) 314-678-1540.

Education discounts for schools are available by calling (voice) 314-678-1530 or
(voice) 1-800-537-7962.

Museum Stores and Levee Mercantile are located in the visitor center lobby and the Old Courthouse; all are run by the Jefferson National Parks Association.

 
The Levee Mercantile Store
The Levee Mercantile Store at the Gateway Arch
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Did You Know?

Cast iron fence outside the Old Courthouse, part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

During the 19th Century St. Louis was the premier ironwork city. After the great fire, many of its buildings were made using iron framework topped off by beautiful iron ornamentation. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial showcases St. Louis architecture in the Old Courthouse. More...