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Our Orientation, Exhibits and Education Facility of

The Centre for French Colonial Life


Opened in April 2018, the new orientation and exhibits facility of The Centre for French Colonial Life offers programs and exhibits to help our visitors understand what they are about to see on our campus, and the significance of this community and its stories.  Our goal is to provide context and insights into why Ste Genevieve and its people are so important to American History.  A gift shop, offices, lecture hall, and conference room are housed in the building as well.

The structure, which originally housed the Bank of Ste. Genevieve, was purchased by NSCDA-MO in 2013.  The project to convert the bank into an educational and orientation facility was funded through the generous support of a dedicated group of individual donors.

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