Introduction to Normandy, Missouri
The area now known as the City of Normandy was owned by Charles Lucas in the early 1800s. He named it after Normandy, France, his father’s coastal homeland. The area was incorporated as a town in May of 1945. Normandy annexed Berdell Hills on May 10, 1977, and became a city in June of 1977.
Normandy and nearby Attractions
- Shaw Park Aquatic Center
- St Louis Zoo
- Gateway Arch
- Eugene Field House and Toy Museum
- Saint Louis Science Center
- Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
Things To Do In Normandy
Normandy offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Soldiers' Memorial Military Museum, the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Missouri Historical Society Museum are some of the local museums and historical sites. The Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area and the Frank Holten State Recreation Area provide opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking, camping and picnicking. Glen Echo Country Club is home to the local golf course.
Lambert-St Louis International is the nearest major airport.
Normandy Higher Education
The University of Missouri-St Louis, Washington University and Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley are the colleges closest to Normandy.