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.

11 N. Fourth St.
St. Louis, MO 63102

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Striking historic seat of justice!
Reviewed By Raintree_Thailand October 2023

The Old Courthouse building is gleaming white and stunning in appearance. Unfortunately, visitors can't currently enter the building as it is under renovation.

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Beautiful Architecture
Reviewed By Gene H June 2023

This is a beautiful architectural gem right in downtown St. Louis, very close to the Gateway Arch and the Cardinals Home stadium. We were only able to walk around the outside as there is a major...

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Old Courthouse in Downtown St. Louis
Reviewed By irina g January 2022

The Old Courthouse is considered to be one of the oldest historic buildings in downtown St. Louis. The building of the Old Courthouse had gone through initial design and construction (circa 1816...

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Daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Labor Day-Memorial Day. 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Memorial Day-Labor Day. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

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