Old Courthouse

  • Museums
  • Downtown
  • Downtown


Site of the first two trials of the pivotal Dred Scott case and is also where Virginia Minor fought for women's right to vote. Houses four exhibit galleries providing a rich history of early St. Louis. Trial reenactments, ranger-led tours available. Open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Limited accessibility.

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GREAT BUILDING
Reviewed By Locos2010 September 2016

This is a beautiful building. The tour is free and there are some exhibits. Here you can get the tickets for the arch and the river cruise.

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Oh the History AND beauty!!
Reviewed By KIM P September 2016

We went there to purchase the Arch tickets not realizing we were walking into a gorgeous building with such wonderful history. It's self guided but at certain times a Ranger will give you a free tour...

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An amazing example of history
Reviewed By Don W September 2016

Take a trip back in time in one of the most amazing Civil War treasures. This has to be best example of 1860's workman ship that I've seen! The carvings and painting are truly a sight to behold. The...

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