Research hours: 8:30AM to 4:00PM. Open weekdays.

Colonists and Missionaries to America

Trace the travels of the Saxon immigrants and missionaries to the United States who helped form the Synod in 1847.

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CHI Museum at the International Center

Stand before a reproduction of the Castle Church doors on which Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses.  View a selection of Luther’s writings.  Walk among trunks and personal items like those of the Saxon immigrants, who played a central role in the founding of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS).  See the personal effects of the Synod’s first president.  Learn about early mission work and the schools established to train workers for the church.

HOURS
Open weekdays, 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM, except holidays

ADMISSION
Suggested donation of $3 per person

TOURS
The museum is self-guided
No reservations are required, but groups are encouraged to give advance notice (314-505-7900)

LOCATION
1333 S Kirkwood Rd.
St. Louis, MO  63122

MUSEUM PHONE NUMBER
314-996-1273

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