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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Old Courthouse is amazing - take the free tour - need to call ahead to find out times of daily tours.
Reviewed By Dianne P October 2017

This old courthouse is amazing in architecture and decoration. It is managed by the Park Service who purchased it for $1 back in the 1940's (think that's the time frame). Tours are free daily and...

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Beautiful building, but only the first floor is accessible to those with disabilities.
Reviewed By Sharon C October 2017

Loved the architecture and the displays. We wanted to see the mock courtroom on the second floor, but I could not climb the two long flights of stairs. The original courtroom was on the first floor...

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Nice area
Reviewed By housleylaura July 2017

We rode around cause that wasn't a place I can jump out to look at as tour. We sent more but I'm using walker hard to find parking free without paying

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