Places to Go

While here for the Big Muddy Blues Festival, please visit some of the businesses on the Historic Laclede’s Landing.

St Louis Arch

At an astounding 630-feet tall, the magnificent Gateway Arch remains the tallest man-made national monument in the United States. Its unique shape and stainless steel facade remarkably represent the history made in the city of St. Louis. An enclosed tram inside the Arch takes you to the top, where you will experience breathtaking views of modern St. Louis – up to 30 miles in each direction on a clear day.

  • The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. Please note the walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the NORTH leg is approximately 7.5 blocks (10-15 minutes of average walking time).
  • Phone: (877) 982.1410

Big Daddy’s on the Landing

With a courteous and cheerful staff, Big Daddy’s creates a relaxing yet exciting vibe. Daily specials are displayed at the entrances and will be detailed by your server. Regular menu items include appetizers, soups, salads, beef, poultry and fish dishes between $4 to $8. Indoor and outdoor dining is available. Large groups are welcome.

The Lou Eats & Drinks

The Lou Eats & Drinks is a local favorite known for a relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and exceptional food. We have flat screen TVs in every corner, live entertainment Thu.-Mon. and no cover charge! Come try some of our 124 (and counting!) shots from the shot wall or our famous pizza, featured on the Food Network’s “Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels.” Come see what it’s all about!

  • 710 N. Second Street
  • Phone: (314) 621.9570
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Morgan Street Brewery

This St. Louis brew-pub caters to all – friends and family, conventioneers and tourists – featuring fresh, handcrafted beers and an excellent variety of foods. Enjoy an open, relaxed atmosphere in our pre-1844 building or outdoor cafe dining on those perfect St. Louis days. You can relax in the biergarden, dance in the lodge, play on one of six regulation-size pool tables or relax with friends in the lounge. Brewery tours, banquet facility and souvenirs available.

The Old Spaghetti Factory

A meal at The Old Spaghetti Factory is an experience. We invest meticulous attention to our décor so our guests feel as though they’re stepping into another world. Every location is adorned with antique lighting, intricate stained glass displays and an old-fashioned trolley car that doubles as a dining hall.

The Wax Museum

The St. Louis Wax Museum was established in 1983. It is located In The Center of Laclede’s Landing, 1/2 Block West of the Old Spaghetti Factory at 720 North Second St. The Wax Museum is in an 1885 Cast Iron Facade Warehouse Building, which has five stories. The St. Louis Wax Museum is listed as a National Historic Landmark. The Wax Museum holds 270 life size figures from London England, Germany, Hollywood CA, New York NY, Missouri, & Seattle, WA. Our collection contains: Movie Stars, Presidents, World Leaders, Religious Leaders, Life of Christ, Musicians, Royalty, WWII, Super Heroes, Inventors, Sports, Science Fiction, Movie Monsters, Torture Animatronics and a Chamber of Horrors.

World Aquarium

Since 1971, the World Aquarium organization has been working as a not-for-profit organization within the St. Louis community to bring about a new way of educating the public about the importance of water and our environment. From 1990, the World Aquarium has been providing educational programs and services to the St. Louis community addressing needs identified from a regional educational analysis.