Victorian Christmas Open House

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Campbell House Museum says
Join the two jew­els of his­toric preser­va­tion in St. Louis for a spe­cial hol­i­day open house, fea­tur­ing the Camp­bell House Museum and Magic Chef Man­sion. On this hol­i­day evening, guests will have the oppor­tu­nity to see both homes in all their Christ­mas splendor.

The Camp­bell House Museum was built in 1851 and has been com­pletely restored to the high-Victorian opu­lence of the 1880s. The home or renowned fur trader and entre­pre­neur Robert Camp­bell and his fam­ily, the Museum con­tains hun­dreds of orig­i­nal fam­ily pos­ses­sions includ­ing fur­ni­ture, paint­ings, cloth­ing, let­ters and carriages.

The Magic Chef Man­sion was built in 1908 for Charles Stock­strom who was the found of the Quick Meal and Magic Chef Stove Com­pany. Designed by archi­tect Ernst Janssen, the 12,000 square foot home cost $49,600 and took only one year to build. This restored man­sion, today a pri­vate res­i­dence, sits on two acres and also fea­tures the orig­i­nal car­riage house.

Tick­ets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the tour and may be pur­chased at the link above. Camp­bell House mem­bers receive a spe­cial dis­counted rate of $15 and can pur­chase their tick­ets by call­ing CHM at 314/421‑0325.
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