Old Courthouse

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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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Reviewed By TravFL May 2022

This is apart of the Gateway Arch, National Park, but is currently under renovation. It does make for a beautiful picture when standing in Kiener Plaza Park. Also this is a great place to start...

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Right across from the Gateway Arch visitor center
Reviewed By Sridhar T December 2021

Great photo opportunity outside the Courthouse. You also get a fantastic view from the Top of the Gateway Arch. Can't miss it!

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Reviewed By JoeBenevides September 2021

Closed for the next couple of years due to renovations. This was disappointing. When I was a teenager a park service ranger took me to the very top balcony of the copula, but when I asked a ranger on...

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