Samuel Cupples House is located the campus of Saint Louis University, directly next to Pius XII Memorial Library, just 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Cupples House can be easily reached by car, bus, or MetroLink.
From downtown St. Louis, take I-64/40 to the Grand Boulevard exit. Turn right on Grand Boulevard and go two blocks to Lindell Boulevard. Turn left on Lindell and follow it one block south to Spring Avenue. Cupples House is located on the John F. Connelly Mall next to the Pius XII Memorial Library. It is one block west of Grand and one block south of Lindell.
Follow the foot path to the clock tower. Cupples House is the first building on the right beyond the plaza at the clock tower. Cupples House is the big, red stone mansion with copper turrets. Enter through the front of the house.
There is no parking lot for Samuel Cupples House. However, limited two-hour metered parking is available on Lindell.
More parking is available at the Frost Garage on the southwest corner of Grand and Laclede and at the Laclede Garage at Laclede and Spring. To access that garage, turn left on Laclede from Grand (one block before Lindell) and proceed a short distance to Spring where the garage is located. After parking, cross Laclede. Cupples House is immediately adjacent to the Pius XII Library.
Parking is also available in the Scottish Rite lot near the intersection of Grand and Olive. Turn west onto Olive from Laclede to find the lot on the left side of Olive, located directly behind the Saint Louis University Museum of Art. After parking, walk around the museum and then cross Lindell to the circle driveway next to Pius XII Library. Cupples House is immediately adjacent to the Pius XII Library on your right.
Handicapped parking is available in four spots in the circle driveway next to Pius XII Memorial Library, which is accessible from Lindell.
Buses should call for drop-off instructions. Bus parking is located at the Reinert residence hall lot located on Grand, just south of Forest Park Boulevard.
Exit Grand Boulevard Station. Walk south (look for green copper roofs of the University buildings). Walk four blocks north and turn left at the campus entrance nearest DuBourg Hall. Cupples House is immediately adjacent to the Pius XII Memorial Library on your right.