The Oakland House Museum

est. 1853

The Oakland House Museum

est. 1853

Santa House

$6.00 per person

Enjoy a winter wonderland outside while visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Warm cookies and hot chocolate will be available.

Reservations are required this year.
Please feel free to pay online in advance on our event page or give us a call!

COVID-19 Update

Our doors are open with precautions set in place. Please check our Facebook for the latest updates. Our fall and winter events will be occuring as planned. Booked events will remain as scheduled unless the customer specifies otherwise.

We are still available for future bookings of weddings!

Lemp's Last Wright

March 2021

For a century, the debate about the untimely death of Elsa Lemp Wright has baffled people. 100 years after her death, discover what really happened on that fateful day. In this documentary decide for yourself… Was it suicide or murder?

Attend the premiere of this historical documentary featuring scenes shot exclusively inside and on the grounds of Oakland. Premiering at the Chase Park Plaza Theatre. Tickets are limited so purchase yours now!

Santa House

$6.00 per person

Enjoy a winter wonderland outside while visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Warm cookies and hot chocolate will be available.

Reservations are required this year.
Please feel free to pay online in advance
on our event page or give us a call!

COVID-19 Update

Our doors are open with precautions set in place. Please check our Facebook for the latest updates. Our fall and winter events will be occuring as planned. Booked events will remain as scheduled unless the customer specifies otherwise.

We are still available for future
bookings of weddings!

Lemp's Last Wright

March 2021

For a century, the debate about the untimely death of Elsa Lemp Wright has baffled people. 100 years after her death, discover what really happened on that fateful day. In this feature length documentary decide for yourself…
Was it suicide or murder?

Attend the premiere of this historical documentary featuring scenes shot exclusively inside and on the grounds of Oakland. Premiering at the Chase Park Plaza Theatre. Tickets are limited so purchase yours!

Historic St. Louis Museum

Tucked away in Affton, Missouri stands the country home of the pioneer banker, Louis A. Benoist. Today, his mansion has been completely restored to its original beauty from 1853.

The house, now a historic museum, is owned and maintained by the Affton Historical Society. Oakland’s restoration began back in the early 1970s.

Visit us for a historic tour of one of Affton’s most hidden gems that was saved and still stands today. View our calendar for upcoming events and open house times. 

Historic 
St. Louis Museum

Tucked away in Affton, Missouri stands the country home of the pioneer banker, Louis A. Benoist. Today, his mansion has been completely restored to its original beauty from 1853.

The house, now a historic museum, is owned and maintained by the Affton Historical Society. Oakland’s restoration began back in the early 1970s.

Visit us for a historic tour of one of Affton’s most hidden gems that was saved and still stands today. View our calendar for upcoming events and open house times. 

Wedding Venue,

Celebrations,

Private Events

The historic Oakland House offers an exclusive St. Louis wedding venue with beautiful grounds, exquisite  renovations, and amazing photo opportunities to capture wedding memories. 

While we are a most popular wedding venue, we are also avaliable to host your other special occasions as well. Contact our caretaker with any questions you may have or to discuss booking.

As a community resource, we also offer special events monthly to the public. Check our website calendar and follow us on social media for updates! 

Affton 

Historical Society

Our society is always welcoming new members into our historic home. If you have a passion for history and a love for your community you will certainly find your place at Oakland. 

We have many volunteer opportunities and roles to be filled so please contact us with any questions or interests you have that you would like to share! 

Affton Historical Society

Our society is always welcoming new members into our historic home.
If you have a passion for history and a love for your community you will certainly find your place at Oakland.

We have many volunteer opportunities and roles to be filled so please contact us with any questions or interests you have that you would like to share!