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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Reminds me of the past
Reviewed By traveler0008 April 2017

This old courthouse reminds me of days past of my tour of Washington DC where many of the buildings are very similar in style and architecture. We enjoyed the dome, the large doors and the history...

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break during the business meeting
Reviewed By bethd722 April 2017

enjoyed the arch materials inside, even if the arch was closed. lots of history. very friendly help with materials inside. great pictures thanks

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The dome alone is worth ducking in for.
Reviewed By Sheehanphoto April 2017

Yeah, you got to be THAT kind of person, but even if you're not into history or architecture, this is worth stepping inside. The dome is amazing, and the park service workers here are excellent. (You...

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