615 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63101
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Museum Gallery Hours:

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 AM— 5:00 PM
Fridays open late until 8:30 PM
Sunday & Monday 12:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Museum Gift Shop Hours:

Open 7 days a week from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day


Adults (18 years and older) – $15
Seniors Over 65 – $12
Ret. or Active Military – $12
College student with school ID – $10
Children ages 5-17 – $10
Children under 5 – FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)

Admission tickets can be purchased at the National Blues Museum box office only.

Group Rates (20 or more people)

Adults (18 years and older) – $12 per person
Seniors Over 65 – $10 per person
School Groups – $5 per student


Street and garage parking are available in several lots throughout downtown St. Louis.

The closest paid lot is an open air lot located at 6th Street and Lucas located behind the museum. There is also a parking garage located on 7th street and Washington and another parking lot located behind the museum at 6th and Convention Plaza. These lots all take credit card and a few will also accept cash. Street metered parking is limited in front of the museum on Washington Ave and on 6th street.

Please visit the St. Louis Parking website for additional information or consult the Explore St. Louis Preferred Parking Lot Map of the entire downtown area.

If you are not driving to the museum, there is also the option of MetroLink and MetroBus. They provide easy access to the National Blues Museum, with the most convenient stop – Convention Center MetroLink station and MetroBus – located next to our entrance at 6th and Washington. Complete information on fares, stations and timetables can be found at metrostlouis.org.