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“The Old Courthouse” 4 of 5 stars
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Old Courthouse
Ranked #16 of 243 things to do in Saint Louis
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Owner description: This distinctive landmark offers free tours.
Webster Groves, Missouri
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22 reviews
22 attraction reviews
“The Old Courthouse”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

It is currently undergoing some renovations, but it is a beautiful part of the St. Louis skyline and is always kept in great condition.

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Marshall, Minnesota
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“Love the old architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We enjoy old courthouses and capitols, and this one was interesting. We marvel at how these places were constructed back in their age. The history of courthouse is impressive as well. It is worth some time to spend here.

Visited October 2012
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Peoria, Arizona
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“Historic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

When visiting downtown St. Louis, take about 30 minutes to visit the Old Courthouse. This majestic structure will provide a glimpse into the history of the United States and the Dred Scott case. Plus, it is just one of several places to visit all within walking ditance when in downtown St. Louis. It is well worth the time.

Visited August 2012
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Venice, Florida
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“Beautiful old building...very historic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We enjoyed our visit here, the location of the Dred Scott decision. Mock up of that courtroom is here as well as the history behind this event. Much of the inside has been restored and you can get a real feel of days gone by...and it's free!

Visited September 2012
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Scarborough, Australia
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“Not a lot going on here”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

After the Arch and the Cathedral this place was a bit disappointing. Architcturally it was quite interesting to look around but the best thing was a video about the Dred Scott case. As a non-American I found this informative. You don't need more than an hour here.

Visited May 2012
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