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City Museum-Beatnik Bob's

Map & Directions 701 N 15th St
St. Louis, MO 63103
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314-231-2489

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Located on the third floor of the City Museum off of Washington Avenue, Beatnik Bob's pays tribute to the carnival midway with a collection of items compiled to represent the youthful subculture of the '50s. During its open hours, Beatnik Bob's functions as a snack shop with ice cream, soda and other assorted snacks. Dimly lit and glowing with neon lights, the City Museum's ode to an era features a photo booth, pinball machines, shelves full of books for browsing and other various assorted oddities to peruse. Funhouses and corn dogs galore await to explore -- just keep in mind that Bob's runs on a different schedule than the rest of the museum and regularly has an earlier closing time.

 
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  • Jason W. on 10/24/09

    Go down the big slide at City Museum

  • Riverfront Times on 10/31/11

    2011 RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests.A museum unlike any other, that you’re friends and family are sure to enjoy

  • Sam S. on 08/15/11

    Open till 1 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. Adults, take advantage of the opportunity to play around with a lower chance of trampling a 5 year old.

  • Amanda B. on 03/23/10

    Go to the caverns, and climb to the very top and go down the spiral-y slide.

  • Amy S. on 02/09/10

    This is my favorite place to injure myself.

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