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Vacuum Cleaner Museum and Tacony Factory Outlet
#3 Industrial Drive,
St. James, MO 65559
Latitude: 38.0113001 Longitude: -91.5981829
Email Address: [email protected]
This tour is free
The Vacuum Cleaner Museum is an extensive collection of more than 500 vacuums spanning a century of progress. The museum displays vacuums from the 1910s to modern times in decade-themed vignettes, complete with period furniture and memorabilia from that era. Visitors will discover a glimpse of Americana through the evolution of the vacuum and accompanying newspaper and magazine advertising displayed in each decade. The museum is located at Tacony Manufacturing in St. James, Missouri, home of Riccar and Simplicity vacuum production.
Open Daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from Labor Day to Memorial Day. 9 AM - 5 PM excluding holidays
Factory tours are only available during factory hours of operation, Monday through Thursday, 9 AM - 4:30 PM. Group tours are available by appointment. Please call 866-444-9004. There is ample parking for buses and RVs. The Vacuum Museum has a large handicap parking platform conveniently located in front of an access ramp. Inside the museum there is ample room for wheelchairs, scooters and similar mobility devices as well as a handicap accessible restroom. Handicap accessibility for the factory tour is located at the front of the manufacturing plant during factory hours of operation, Monday through Thursday, 9 AM-4:30 PM.