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Central Library - St. Louis Public Library


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1301 Olive S
St. Louis, MO 63103
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site webref@slpl.org

Call: 314-241-2288


Central Library - St. Louis Public Library


(??.? miles from you)

1301 Olive S
St. Louis, MO 63103
United States


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Why You Should Go...

St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library boasts some of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts and Neo-Classical Architecture in the United States. Designed by renowned architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1912,

Docent-led tours are available for individuals and groups on Mondays and Saturdays or visitors can download the free audio tour app, SLPL Central Library Tour, to explore the building on their own.

The building’s exquisite beauty and architecture draw people in and the extraordinary services and endless possibilities housed within those walls keep the public coming back for more. In fact, Central Library was named one of the nation's most beautiful libraries by Fodor's Travel in 2022.

This amazing building is so much more than meets the eye and is one of St. Louis’ true treasures.

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Why You Should Go...

St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library boasts some of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts and Neo-Classical Architecture in the United States. Designed by renowned architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1912, the structure, which occupies an entire city block, is a historical treasure. An extensive $70 million award-winning renovation of Central Library was completed in 2012, showcasing a masterful blend of classical and modern architectural styles while preserving Central Library’s unparalleled beauty for generations to come.

Docent-led tours are available for individuals and groups on Mondays and Saturdays or visitors can download the free audio tour app, SLPL Central Library Tour, to explore the building on their own.

The building’s exquisite beauty and architecture draw people in and the extraordinary services and endless possibilities housed within those walls keep the public coming back for more. In fact, Central Library was named one of the nation's most beautiful libraries by Fodor's Travel in 2022.

This amazing building is so much more than meets the eye and is one of St. Louis’ true treasures.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Now. Opens 9:00 AM

1:00pm - 5:00pm

9:00am - 8:00pm

9:00am - 8:00pm

9:00am - 8:00pm

9:00am - 8:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Street

Available: Guided Tour

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Why You Should Go...

St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library boasts some of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts and Neo-Classical Architecture in the United States. Designed by renowned architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1912, the structure, which occupies an entire city block, is a historical treasure. An extensive $70 million award-winning renovation of Central Library was completed in 2012, showcasing a masterful blend of classical and modern architectural styles while preserving Central Library’s unparalleled beauty for generations to come.

Docent-led tours are available for individuals and groups on Mondays and Saturdays or visitors can download the free audio tour app, SLPL Central Library Tour, to explore the building on their own.

The building’s exquisite beauty and architecture draw people in and the extraordinary services and endless possibilities housed within those walls keep the public coming back for more. In fact, Central Library was named one of the nation's most beautiful libraries by Fodor's Travel in 2022.

This amazing building is so much more than meets the eye and is one of St. Louis’ true treasures.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Now. Opens 9:00 AM 1:00pm - 5:00pm
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Street

Available: Guided Tour

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