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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Lots of history!
Reviewed By superuseresq November 2016

Fantastic, historic setting! Nice exhibits and gift shop with a kind and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful rotunda.

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Cool old building
Reviewed By Emma N April 2016

Saw this as a stop on our running tour. Go to the center of the floor under the dome and speak/sing. The curvature of the architecture amplifies your voice like a microphone! Much historical...

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Old Courthouse
Reviewed By Brenda N June 2016

My husband and I visited the Old Courthouse when we went there to get our Park Pass for camping. We were given a tour by the employees there and was very impressed by the beauty and its history...

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