For Families, Educators and Researchers

The Academy of Science – St. Louis is dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of STEM Careers and engages the younger generation in STEM Career explorations. The Academy hosts numerous STEM Career-focused events every year that are accessible and appropriate for a wide range of ages. Visit our programs page on our home site to find out more information about the events we host.

One of the nation’s oldest science academies, The Academy of Science – St. Louis celebrates nearly 160 years of connecting science to the community with the creation of this online exhibit. We want you to learn more about our history and the history of
St. Louis science, and hopefully become more involved with us!

Activities for Families and in the Classroom

  • Word Search

    Use this fun activity to find words related to
    The Academy of Science -St. Louis: Word Search

  • Did You Know?

    A fact sheet that will help you narrow down everything you need to know about The Academy of Science – St. Louis’ history over the past 160 years: Did You Know


The Academy of Science – St. Louis allows students, researchers and others wanting to know more about the vast history of scientific research in St. Louis, to make an appointment to visit The Academy of Science – St. Louis and view the collection.


To make an appointment, please contact:Academy of Science Collection

Natalie Bachmann


(314) 533-8586

You can also view digital copies of our collection online here.

On this site, more detail about the Transactions is given and you can even read them online!

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