SHSMO Locations to Reopen in August with Appointments, New Hours

The State Historical Society of Missouri looks forward to welcoming back its members and patrons to research centers across the state. On Tuesday, August 4, in accordance with local health advisories and campus partners, the Cape Girardeau, Columbia, and Rolla Research Centers will reopen to the public. The Saint Louis Research Center will reopen August 18 and the Kansas City Research Center will reopen August 25. Also beginning in August, the Springfield Research Center will have appointments available on the first and third Fridays of each month.

Appointments, which are required to visit research centers, will be available 12-4:30 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, once a center has opened.

Make a Research Center Appointment

Starting August 4, the art gallery at the Center for Missouri Studies will be open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday to Friday. The number of gallery visitors will be limited to comply with local public health ordinances.

Center for Missouri Studies Hours

Art Gallery  Reopens Aug 4 Tue-Fri, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bookstore  Reopens Aug 4 Tue-Fri, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Research Center  Reopens Aug 4 Tue-Fri, 12-4:30 p.m. by appointment

Statewide Research Center Hours

Cape Girardeau  Reopens Aug 4  Tue-Fri, 12-4:30 p.m. by appointment
Columbia  Reopens Aug 4  Tue-Fri, 12-4:30 p.m. by appointment
Kansas City  Reopens Aug 25  Tue-Fri, 12-4:30 p.m. by appointment
Rolla  Reopens Aug 4  Tue-Fri, 12-4:30 p.m. by appointment
Saint Louis  Reopens Aug 18  Tue-Fri, 12-4:30 p.m. by appointment
Springfield  Reopens in Aug By appointment on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month

Masks will be required at all locations and visitors are expected to follow social distancing guidelines set forth by public health entities.