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First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

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Address: 200 South Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
Phone Number: 636-940-3322
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Great piece of history/fun way to learnable!

Make time to visit here for about an hour, then stroll along Main Street and imagine easily how this place helped shape St Charles. Many interesting facts are provided on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A tour of the old Capital building is $4.50 person. We just missed a tour (usually on top of the hour) so walk around the office and grounds. We heard the tour guide once where he provided good historical information. Grounds in back of the Capital had garden of herbs and grapes. Nice visit but next time we'll do the... More 

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St Charles,Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Make time to visit here for about an hour, then stroll along Main Street and imagine easily how this place helped shape St Charles. Many interesting facts are provided on the tour, and the authenticity is detailed from glass blown windows to coonskin hats and tobacco hung to dry.

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a pleasant stop down the lovely main street in Old Town St. Charles. It is a small place with a small museum and grounds. It is not a real destination but the Main Street in Old Town is and dropping by here is just a bit of icing to the cake. Worth a half hour visit after or... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Interesting site. Not very large, but it was the First State Capitol. It gives a good history lesson of the area and the Capitol.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great place to stop and see, especially if you like history. Be advised that the building isn't air conditioned, so it very hot inside during the summer. If you can, go when it's cooler. The staff was very nice, and our tour guide was very knowledgeable.

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I recently visited St Charles and had a simply marvelous time at the First Missouri State Capitol. It’s a Missouri state historic site, and administered by park rangers. We paid $4.50 each for admission for a REALLY good tour; our guide was Dominic, and he was very knowledgeable about local history as well as relative world events... More 

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St. Peters, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wonderful History! The historians dress in period wear and know are very friendly. Enjoyed learning about Missouri history.

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St. Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The whole town is decked out for the holidays in its period 1700's finest. You can see old world Santa's, Fife and Drum corps, and even Sugar Plum Fariey.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the original Missouri State Capitol set up like it was about 170-190 years ago before it was moved to Jefferson City. Inside and outside are pretty much the same except for electricity and AC in some spots.

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Kahoka, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

You are guided through a row of several buildings. They give you the history, show you examples, and you learn a lot.

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Additional Information about First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

Address: 200 South Main Street, Saint Charles, MO
Phone Number: 636-940-3322
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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