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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A slice of history
Reviewed By Alun E September 2017

People needing tickets for the Arch are forced to visit the Courthouse while construction work is going on. It's just as well as it would be a shame to overlook both the building itself and the...

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Great Historic Court House
Reviewed By Cliff T September 2017

This is currently the place where you buy the tickets for the Gateway Arch while its under construction..The dome high up is awesome with its beautiful artwork on the ceiling.It was a model for the...

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Worth a visit
Reviewed By Roger B September 2017

We stopped in here to buy tickets for the arch and were pleasantly surprised by the range of exhibits, also the architecture. The gift shop is really good and offers a quality range of merchandise...

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