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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Interesting and educational
Reviewed By Kim R March 2017

We really enjoyed the history (particularly the Dred Scott court case) and exhibits in the Old Courthouse. The architecture is beautiful and well worth a visit, especially since it is so close to...

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History sleeps here
Reviewed By shajijiji March 2017

Very well kept place and this is the place to buy tickets for Arch. Amazing work and details in one place. We are glad we visited here. Learned about the history of Arch . Dome is amazing with great...

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Neat stop on the way to the arch
Reviewed By TaraMcConkey March 2017

If you are planning to go to the arch, you will need to buy your tickets here. This building is beautiful. The dome ceiling amazing. The history is interesting as well.

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