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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Beautiful old building
Reviewed By Dor J June 2018

Didn't get to see all the museum exhibits on our way to our Arch tour but the building was fantastic. Love the cast iron stairs.

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Not much to see
Reviewed By Jay J March 2018

Not much to see here but it does have an interesting assortment of displays about old St. Louis history. Don't take this 3 star rating as a negative (as many people often do). I think it's a so-so...

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Educational
Reviewed By Noelli Y July 2017

My time in St. Louis has always been limited so getting to know the city I've been living in for the last three summers was a must. A visit to the Old Courthouse will give you enough information...

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