Compton Hill Water Tower

  • Attractions
  • South/Southwest
  • Tower Grove


Located in Compton Hill Reservoir Park. Built in a French Romanesque style in 1898. Enjoy a 360 degree view of the city from the observation deck, after climbing 198 steps. Open first Sat. of the month.

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Awesome views, Historic Tower in a Beautiful Historic Neiborhood
Reviewed By FmrInnKeep October 2018

Great architecture. The park has other interesting and historic features. Near Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park. Take in all three sites as well as the surrounding neighborhoods. Lots...

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Spectacular Views
Reviewed By Michael K May 2018

Cool old time water tower with an observation deck at Grand and Russell. Interesting history and excellent views. Only open the first Saturday of each month.

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Must see
Reviewed By wdc3293 August 2017

Had first visited a year ago but it was closed as its only open on select days of the month. Finally got there and climbed the 198 steps to the top. If you're in dog walking shape it's an easy climb...

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