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Visiting Cupples House

Individual Visits to Samuel Cupples House

The Samuel Cupples House, located at 3673 West Pine Mall, is open Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. Hours are subject to change during holiday breaks, so please call ahead. 

Self-guide tour books are for individual visits

Information for Tour Groups

Currently we are only offering guided tours for groups of 20 people or more. Docent-led tours of Cupples House are available by reservation Tuesday through Friday for $5 per person. 

If you wish to have a docent lead tour, you must schedule the tour before your visit by calling 314-977-6631 or emailing the museum at

  • Tours for more than 30 people will be given in two separate groups during two separate appointment times.
  • Further information regarding drop-off and parking will be given at the time of scheduling.
  • For information regarding tours and handicapped access, call 314-977-6631.

Information for School Groups

Docent-led tours of Cupples House are free of charge for visiting school groups and available by reservation. Tours for more than 30 students will be given in two separate groups during two separate appointment times.

To schedule docent-led tours for school groups please call 314-977-6631 or email the museum at If you wish to visit the house without a tour, you may do so during regular operating hours at no cost.

External Rentals

Cupples House is not available for external rentals.

Directions and Parking

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.

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There is no parking lot for Cupples House. Limited, two-hour metered parking is available on Lindell. Additional parking is available in Saint Louis University's campus parking garages. The Laclede Garage is the closest parking garage with a cost of $2 per hour or $6 per day.

If you are coming in a large vehicle such as a bus you may park in the Fordham Lot of Reinert Hall. Visitors may be dropped off and picked up at the circle drive on Lindell Blvd., behind Pius Library. At the Fordham Lot, vehicles will enter the black gate on the left.  If you need to park in the Fordham Lot, prior arrangements must be made with the museum at 314-977-6631. The Fordham Lot and Reinert Hall are south of Forest Park Ave.

Handicapped parking is available in four spots in the circle driveway next to Pius XII Memorial Library, which is accessible from Lindell Boulevard.

Metro Link

Exit Grand Boulevard Station. Walk four blocks north and turn left at the campus entrance nearest DuBourg Hall. Cupples House is ahead on the right.