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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The old court house is where you have to go to buy tickets to the arch, but it is a nice visit, an old court house with a characteristic decoration. I like the visit.Full Review
If you enjoy even a little of the history of the U.S., stop in the Old Courthouse and get a ranger-led tour. We were able to spend time with a ranger. He was an excellent raconteur and we left with...Full Review