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Newman Money Museum
- 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO
- At the Newman Money Museum, which is in the basement of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University. I-64 exit 34B (westbound) or 33D (eastbound). Drive north on McCausland Ave./Skinner Blvd for about a mile. Go three-quarters around on University Circle, then exit onto Brookings Drive. The Museum will be on the left.
- Daily 11-5; closed university holidays (Call to verify)
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