Campbell House Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Campbell House museum in St. Louis hit by thieves http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/campbell-house-museum-st-louis-hit-thieves <p>Thieves stole cash and ruined a 130-year-old door when they broke into the Campbell House museum in downtown St. Louis.</p><p>Shelley Niemeier, assistant director of the museum, says thieves picked the lock of the museum Monday night and threw a concrete block through the glass pane door, which was installed in the 1880s.</p><p>The thieves got away with $98. Niemeier says an inventory found that nothing but cash was taken.</p><p>The Campbell House holds one of the nation&#39;s best collections of Victorian decorative arts and 300,000 pages of documents about the economy of the West.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:45:31 +0000 The Associated Press 4272 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Campbell House museum in St. Louis hit by thieves