Upcoming Events

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: The Generals of Jefferson Barracks by Marc Kollbaum

March 16, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Former curator and historian of Jefferson Barracks County Park, Marc E. Kollbaum is also the author of three books. His presentation will be about Civil War generals who served at Jefferson Barracks during their careers. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: The Fading Ads of St. Louis with William Stage

March 30, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Former writer and columnist for the Riverfront Times, St. Louis local author William Stage brings to life the fading and lost painted advertisements of the Gateway City. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Park Day 2019

April 6, 2019 – Exact Time to Be Determined

Join the Missouri Civil War Museum and the American Battlefield Trust (formerly the Civil War Trust) for Park Day – an event to bring history enthusiasts and preservationists together to help the museum prepare for its peak season.

Specific activities and registration information will be available soon!

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: Guerrillas and Guerrilla Hunters with James Erwin

April 13, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Missouri native James W. Erwin will share the stories of Missouri’s guerrillas and guerrilla hunters from the Civil War. He has written other Missouri history books, including one on the home front in Civil War Missouri. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: Weird and Lost St. Louis with Valerie Kienzle

April 27, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Valerie Kienzle has over thirty years experience in various writing capacities, from being a reporter to a communications author. She will be showcasing two of her books: What’s With St. Louis? and Lost St. Louis. Through her unique stories, she will discuss some of the quirks and forgotten stories of St. Louis. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Civil War Medicine Symposium

May 11, 2019 – Exact Time To Be Determined

Join the Missouri Civil War Museum and the 17th Corps Field Hospital Living History Group in May 2019 for our first Civil War Medicine Symposium! Listen to our fantastic line-up of historians and medical experts, as they talk about the history of medical care during the Civil War with a focus on Missouri. Details on the speakers and schedule will be posted soon.

Beers, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans with Jim Merkel

June 8, 2019 – 11:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

St. Louisan Jim Merkel is the author of multiple local history books. Merkel’s presentation will focus on the history of the Germans in the Gateway City. Instead of breakfast, this German-themed program begins at 11:00am, with a catered meal of bratwurst and sauerkraut, along with a free cold local brew!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: History of St. Louis with Carol Shepley

June 22, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Historian and fifth-generation St. Louisan Carol Shepley provides a visual history of the city of St. Louis. Shepley will show the personalities, politics, and culture that made St. Louis what it is today. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: St. Louis Brews & Lost Treasures with Cameron Collins

July 6, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Historian Cameron Collins is the author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis and St. Louis Brews, he also blogs at Distilled History, a St. Louis history and drinking blog. Collins’ presentation will focus on the lost treasures and the history of beer in St. Louis. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: St. Louis Browns Baseball with Ed Wheatley

July 20, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Co-author of St. Louis Browns: The Story of a Beloved Team and a lover of all things baseball, Wheatley is an expert on the St. Louis Browns baseball team. He will speak about this forgotten American League team, and he may just have a former player with him. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: Trans-Mississippi in the Civil War with Robert Laven

August 3, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

A veteran and defense worker, Robert Laven will present on his newest book about the Trans-Mississippi Theater during the Civil War, looking at the region in the eyes of the soldiers, officers, and civilians who were there. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: Rain-Mud, & Swamps: The Story of the 31st Missouri Infantry with Gary Scheel

August 17, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Native Missourian and historian Gary L. Scheel will be speaking about his great-great grandfather’s regiment, the 31st Missouri Infantry. He is the author of other Civil War-related books. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Saturday Breakfast Speaker Series: Lincoln’s Brat: The Controversial General Thomas Ewing with Walter E. Busch

September 28, 2019 – 9:00am

Tickets: MCWM $20.00; General Public $25.00

Walter E. Busch, the former director of the Missouri State Parks – Iron Mountain Management Unit, will discuss the controversial Civil War career of Union General Thomas Ewing, who served throughout Missouri and Kansas. He has written multiple other books on Fort Davidson/Pilot Knob, and Sterling Price’s 1864 Missouri Raid. Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast from Chris Cakes St. Louis!

Please RSVP and make your payment no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. We do not accept guests at the door, so make sure you are on the reservation list! 

To RSVP, please call the museum at 314-845-1861. You may purchase tickets over the phone using a credit card or you can mail a check to MCWM, 222 Worth Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Please make your check payable to the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Missouri Valley Region Model A Club Show

June 29, 2019 – Exact Time To Be Determined

Join the Missouri Valley Region Model A Club at the Missouri Civil War Museum to see original Ford Model A’s.