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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Neat building with an interesting history
Reviewed By Peanut977 March 2018

We spent about 45 minutes wandering the different displayed at the court house. There are also tours which our friends said were great.

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Beautiful building, great history
Reviewed By Allen21096 February 2018

We stayed at the Hyatt Regency at the Gateway Arch, which is directly across the street from the Old Courthouse. We were directed to the Old Courthouse by the hotel concierge, since tickets for the...

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A Truly Historic Building
Reviewed By JayReiter April 2017

The historic pre-civil war Dred Scott case tried in this courthouse. The place is rich in local and national history.

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