Cape Girardeau, MO

Cape River Heritage Museum

The Cape River Heritage Museum is located in the old Cape Fire Station. The tiny museum displays river-related artifacts including some steamboat models and an old fire engine.

Directions:
Cape River Heritage Museum
Corner Independence St and Frederick St
Cape Girardeau, MO
Phone (314) 334-0405 or (314) 335-6333
Opening hours: Mar - Dec Wed / Fri / Sat 1 pm - 4 pm (contact the Convention & Visitors Bureau for details)
www.caperiverheritagemuseum.com

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Cape River Heritage Museum


Missouri Wall of Fame Murals

The floodwall of Cape Girardeau features the Missouri Hall of Fame Murals. Included is a painting of the steamboat Cape Girardeau. There are more murals all around the town. For more information check the website.

capegirardeaucvb.org

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Missouri Wall of Fame Murals


South East Missouri Regional Museum

The South East Missouri Regional Museum received most of the exhibits of the former Golden Eagle River Museum of St. Louis. A special exhibition called River Boat Legacy: A Gift from the Golden Eagle River Museum closed on Aug 14, 2005. The artifacts will be displayed in a new building in the near future.

Directions:
South East Missouri Regional Museum
Memorial Hall, Room 122
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone (573) 651-2260
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9 am - 4 pm, weekends noon - 4 pm, no admission
www5.semo.edu/museum

From Higway 61 BUS take Broadway, turn left at Henderson. The Museum is located at the corner of Henderson and Normal Street.

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South East Missouri Regional Museum

 



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