615 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63101
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Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 AM— 5:00 PM (Fridays – open until 9 PM)
Sunday & Monday 12:00 PM — 5:00 PM (Sundays – open until 6 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; advanced notice required)

Adults (18 years and older) – $12 per person
Seniors Over 65 – $10 per person
School Groups – $5 per student (Bus driver and one adult admitted free for every 10 students)
Interpreter Guided Tours: $40 per interpreter* in addition to museum admission**

*Groups of 40 or more will require more than one interpreter
**Interpreter guided tours require a non-refundable deposit for the cost of interpreters

To book a group tour call or email:

Dave Beardsley, Visitor Experience Coordinator: 314-925-0016 ext. 433


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.



For our out of town visitors, we recommend the Drury Inn & Suites – St. Louis Convention Center. Click here for more information.