Preservation & Tourism Awards

Historic Preservation Awards

2011 Historic Preservation Recognition Award

Daughters of the American Revolution – Fenton, Missouri Chapter

Recognize worthy individuals or groups for outstanding achievements in all areas of historic preservation, approved by the Historic Preservation Committee of the National Society of the DAR.

2012 Commercial Beautification Award

Lemay Chamber of Commerce – Lemay Township, Missouri

The Preserve Missouri Awards recognize outstanding efforts and projects around the state, and illustrate the diversity of historic preservation issues. Awards recognize a variety of projects completed by public, private, and nonprofit owners, including commercial and residential rehabilitations, landscape preservation, and advocacy.

2014 Preserve Missouri Award

State of Missouri Preservation – Jefferson City, Missouri

The Preserve Missouri Awards recognize outstanding efforts and projects around the state, and illustrate the diversity of historic preservation issues. Awards recognize a variety of projects completed by public, private, and nonprofit owners, including commercial and residential rehabilitations, landscape preservation, and advocacy.

2014 Recognition of Excellent Adaptive Reuse

St. Louis County Historic Building Commission – St. Louis, Missouri

Recognition by St. Louis County Historic Buildings Commission for Excellent Adaptive Reuse, given during Historic Preservation Week 2014.

Tourism Awards

2014 Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor – tripadvisor.com

The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded to properties that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.

2015 Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor – tripadvisor.com

The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded to properties that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.

2016 Best Place for a History Lesson

St. Louis Post Dispatch – The Go! List 2016

In 2016, the Museum was named “Best Place for a History Lesson” by the St. Louis Post Dispatch. According to the website, the Go! List 2016 is, “a celebration of the best people, places and things in St. Louis.”

2017 20 Best Things to Do in Missouri

Best of Missouri – bestthingsmo.com

In 2017, the Missouri Civil War Museum was named #9 on the “20 Best Things to Do in Missouri” by Best of Missouri.

2017 Best Civil War Museums

Civil War Monitor Magazine – Spring 2017 Issue

In their Spring 2017 Issue, the Civil War Monitor recognized the “best Civil War museums” in the country in the eyes of historians. The Museum was placed in the top by historian and travel guide Michael Weeks, author of The Civil War Road Trip Guide.