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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Reviewed By TravelReviewer1983 August 2017

The Old Courthouse museum is free to visit. We came here on a Friday afternoon and had a great time. It is very well kept and has plenty of informative and interesting displays. The architecture...

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Where the Dred SCot Case was held
Reviewed By crashphoenix July 2017

Want to see some cool old architecture and learn some history? Go here. Well worth the visit and it doesn't take long.

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Unexpected treasure for us!
Reviewed By Tom B August 2017

Amazing spot with a lot of history that we did not even realize was here.... the sight of the landmark Dred Scott case - one of the turning points in American history. The location is worth...

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