Summer Learning

Educational places to visit during the summer


Mckenzie Peterson

Peterson visiting the St. Louis Art Mueseum. Photo provided by Kenzie Peterson

When summer gets boring, people tend to look for unique and entertaining places to visit. Well look no further, because there are many places around the St. Louis area that provides educational opportunities with some fun too.

St. Louis Science Center
One of the many educational places to go to would be the St. Louis Science Center and as a bonus, it is free to everyone. A feature it has is the Omnimax theater. It is a five-story, 80-foot diameter dome that provides an experience like no other. The Omnimax is currently playing the shows “Dinosaurs of Antarctica,” “Ireland” and “Wings over Water.” Other attractions include the science room, the life science lab and the virtual reality transporter, all according to

St. Louis Art Museum
For all the art lovers out there, this one’s for you. The St. Louis Art Museum features different exhibitions for the public to enjoy. Their main exhibition currently is the “Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred 1530-1800.” This exhibition includes 70 examples from 58 different artists, to make up this traditional style of art, all according to

St. Charles City-County Library
The library offers many different events and activities for people of all ages to get involved in. One of the main activities that they include is the summer reading program for kids and teens. Last summer, there were 26,412 participants in this program according to

St. Louis Zoo
This attraction is one of the more popular ones in the St. Louis area. Anyone and everyone can visit and learn from going to the zoo. There are many exhibits to see and activities to do while one is there. There are camps to attend and there is even a career day at the zoo, all according to