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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We stopped here after visiting the Arch with a 14 & 17 year old. We didn’t spend a lot of time, but it’s still worth it. The bldg is beautiful, and the historical significance is moving. A great part...Full Review
History was made here. The Dred Scott case was first heard in this Courthouse before heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.Full Review