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Address: 1451 E. Pythian St., Springfield, MO 65802
Phone Number: +1 417-865-1464
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12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Springfield's most enchanting events venue offering history tours, ghost...

Springfield's most enchanting events venue offering history tours, ghost tours, murder mysteries, holiday events, private rentals. Must attend scheduled event to visit the castle. Go to web site events offered and to make reservations.

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$17*
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Night Ghost Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield Missouri
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History Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield Missouri

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Spooky

We had a very nice time on the evening ghost tour. The tour guide was nice, but often repeated herself. It seemed dragged out even though we only saw a limited number of rooms, it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Clarissa C
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very nice time on the evening ghost tour. The tour guide was nice, but often repeated herself. It seemed dragged out even though we only saw a limited number of rooms, it was also very hot in all the rooms. It was nice and informative

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Hastings, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't get to see a lot of the castle but interesting none the less. Worth the money paid. Owners live in the castle. Can't take pictures. Would be a very cool place for a wedding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although tour times are limited and by reservastion only, I found this tour to be well worth the wait. The price is for the tour is great. The history surrounding this building is awesome. Not a good tour for children so much but history loving adults. The ghost tour they have at night would be great wish I would have... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pythian Castle is a beautiful castle that can be rented out for venues such as weddings, proms, etc. They also offer hhost tours, mystery dinners etc. Would highly recommend this as a venue and love their Mystery Dinners.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We had a couple of hours to kill in Springfield so why not see what the castle was all about. The architecture looked interesting. We called and asked about the castle tours. The historical was not available but the ghost tour was. We asked if it was "hokey"? The person who answered the phone said no she didn't think so.... More 

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Belleville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great way to spend a Friday Evening. Our tour guide, Cindy, did a wonderful job of keeping us entertained! The admission price of $15.00 (when purchased on line) per person was reasonable for the 1 1/2 hour tour. Whether you are a believer or not, the tour is well worth checking out for the history alone. I was able to... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

There is so much to see and do here! From staying over night in one of the nicely accommodated rooms, to going on a ghost hunt! They host weddings to gatherings of all sizes. Really enjoy the Christmas lights they have yearly as well!

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Signed up for the 10:00 p.m. tour. I had no idea what to expect. The drive there from our hotel was easy but the castle is located kinda off the beaten path. The castle was built as a Knights of Pythias meeting place and over time has been a place where WWII prisoner of war soldiers were held and was... More 

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ellijay, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We did the Daytime Ghost tour, the guide made it lots of fun and also gave us the History tour. check their web site for times & dates. One drawback... not much of a souvenir shop. But it's worth the time & money

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Skillman, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

I didn't really know what to expect but it was an interesting story and tour. The castle is very clean and cared for. It was worth the time and money for something a bit different.

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