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Tours of the History & Genealogy Department

Scheduled tours

Mondays, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.

No registration or advance notice is necessary. Tours begin on Tier 5.

Group tours

Groups of 10 or more are welcome and can be accommodated with advance notice. To schedule a group tour, please contact the History & Genealogy Department at 314-994-3300, ext. 2070 or by email at


Explore Tier 4 on the second Saturday and Sunday of each month

Explore Tier 4 provides an opportunity to browse more than 13,000 family histories and other materials shelved in an area not normally open to the public. Learn more.