St. Louis Arts Institutions Nationally Recognized by USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards

Feb 8, 2024 | Praise for STL

USA Today is recognizing St. Louis as a top destination to experience art and culture in the United States. The City Museum, the Laumeier Sculpture Park, the Grand Center Arts District, the National Blues Museum and the St. Louis Science Center are all in the running for the 10Best Readers’ Choice Nominations 

City Museum 

Tourists and St. Louis locals alike have been enjoying the City Museum’s explorable, artist-built playground for 25 years. The City Museum has been nominated for Best Children’s Museum and Best Immersive Art Experience. 

Grand Center Arts District  

The vibrant arts district is home to some big attractions, from the Fabulous Fox Theatre to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. The Grand Center Arts District has been nominated for Best Arts District. 

Laumeier Sculpture Park  

The 105-acre open-air museum has walking trails featuring a variety of art and over 60 inspiring sculptures. The Laumeier Sculpture Park has been nominated for Best Sculpture Park 

National Blues Museum 

 Photo: National Blues Museum Website 

Exploring the history and impact of the blues across America, the National Blues Museum features historical heroes and trailblazers from the early 1900s to today. The National Blues Museum has been nominated for Best Music Museum 

St. Louis Science Center 

Photo: St. Louis Science Center Website 

Full of interactive experiences and free to the public, the St. Louis Science Center offers over 700 fun, educational exhibits. The St. Louis Science Center has been nominated for Best Free Museum and Best Science Museum