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 Courthouse
Reviewed By Linda N July 2019

Beautiful inside and out. The artwork is amazing, the history is interesting and laid out in a very convenient manner. Take some time here and read the information, it is very interesting.

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Take the Guided Tour.
Reviewed By pandmg June 2019

A beautiful old building with lots of history, you can do a self guided tour but we thought the guided tour by the rangers was very informative.

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Great Guide Impressive Building
Reviewed By DayTrip163684 July 2019

As soon as we entered Mr Ed took us under his wing & gave us plenty of interesting facts inclusive of humor & a passion for his love of art. He even shared some of his own works with us. The center...

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