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 ELKW May 2017

there are exhibition showing the history in the ground floor, you also can walk up the stairs to take a look to the upper levels, the inner dome is pink is color, quite special and beautiful, the...

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Reviewed By dhoffman2016 July 2017

We visited this on the same day as the arch. It as a little walk from the arch not bad but it was really hot that day. If you are a history buff you will definitely want to see it. If your family...

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Historical gem..Overshadowed by the Arch...
Reviewed By travelgalAvon June 2017

Dred Scott decision...most folks have no clue...read up before you go and appreciate the history that happened in this building. The actual courtroom no longer exists due to structural issues with...

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