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Looks can be Deceiving

I was in town with some friends who are really into history and thought this would be a fun place... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
Carrie A
Springfield, Missouri
Hidden Treasures!

This museum doesn't look like much from the outside, but it has a lot of interesting historical... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Olympia, Washington
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Within the walls of this museum, the romantic history of Missouri unfolds. The building is filled with treasures of historical significance dating from the era of the Louisiana Territory. Spacious rooms are filled with antique chandeliers, rosewood...more
109 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3015
+1 573-635-1850
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

I was in town with some friends who are really into history and thought this would be a fun place to stop in at. The admission is only $3.00 and it is a guided tour. The guide we had was so much fun and very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carrie A
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This museum doesn't look like much from the outside, but it has a lot of interesting historical pieces inside. It's not far off of Main Street, but parking is pretty easy. The curators/docents/tour guides are very knowledgeable, and give great glimpses into the past of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank davidhR5277DK
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I went to the door only to find you enter at the back of the building. I was greeted by two very friendly ladies and given a tour, the row house this museum is in is just beautiful, it has so much character and was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is an okay place to visit. However, there are many more fun and historical places to visit in Jefferson City. I have visited many large museums around the U.S. so I'm probably too much of a critic.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Gardenia65
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you have the time to spare, this is a well laid out interesting smaller museum. It is across from the beautiful Missouri Governor's Mansion.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Robert R
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Rarely have we been to a museum that I rate easily as Excellent. We reached the museum at closing time - the curators were gracious enough to provide us with a 'quick' tour. What followed was an amazing tour of every little artefact, smallest of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I love museums and Victorian history, but this place surpassed all my expectations. It's a cute house on a quiet street with a great view of the Governor's Mansion and the Capitol building, very conveniently located. The woman who gave us our tour was extremely...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank dogsaretoocool
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This museum is located in an historical building across from the Missouri Governor's Mansion. They have a collection of First Ladies inaugural gowns, a Civil war room, plus the parlor and bedrooms typical in the 1800's, The view of the Capitol from a third floor...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank showmemo61
Reviewed March 19, 2015

Happened upon the Cole County Historical Museum quite by accident. Had a guided tour by a retired school teacher who enthusiastically shared the history behind the exhibits and artifacts. Pleasant, informative 45 or so minutes.

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank TravelingmanKC
Reviewed November 1, 2014

I liked the house, Cole's Studio and the landscape. There is a movie documentary on Cole's life and paintings; and a guided tour of 50 minutes, where rou can also see a gallery with Cole's paintings, and his disciple Church

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Maria V
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March 15, 2018|
Response from davidhR5277DK | Reviewed this property |
About an hour, can be more or less depending on your interest and schedule.
April 5, 2017|
Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing your degree of your disability, I would suggest you call the Museum direct at 573-635-1850 for additional information.