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Old Courthouse

11 N 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1810
+1 314-655-1700
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This place is architecturally stunning. The rich history about slavery was also really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brooklyn, New York
Beautiful building

When you walk in and see the ceiling of the courthouse, you will see a stunning view. The paintings... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sheila P
Colleyville, Texas
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11 N 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1810
+1 314-655-1700
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is architecturally stunning. The rich history about slavery was also really informative. The staff was very accommodating and knowledge. Nice experience.

Thank Jazzgal67
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you walk in and see the ceiling of the courthouse, you will see a stunning view. The paintings on the walls and ceiling are beautiful. Right now they have exhibits from the gateway arch that were moved while they are doing construction.

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This old courthouse has free admission! It is nestled right in the heart of St. Louis. The outside of the courthouse has great architecture. This is wheelchair accessible, but only on the first floor. There is not an elevator to go up to the remaining...More

1  Thank Tara P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is not given the promotion or credit it deserves. It's not just a fascinating piece of architecture inside and out, or just somewhere to buy your tickets to the Arch, it's one of the best museums i've ever been to. As a tourist...More

Thank derbygirl1985
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you enjoy history and architecture, the Old Courthouse has both. The fresco's on the ceiling are beautiful, the ornate iron staircases amazing and learning more about the Dred & Harriett Scott Case that was decided in this very courthouse so many years ago, remarkable!

1  Thank 872reneed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gateway Arch tikcet office is located here, during renovations time. Easy to find, lot of carages around where to park.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in the Old Courthouse to get Arch tickets. The tickets were sold out, and we walked around in the Old Courthouse and was glad we did. It is a beautiful historic building with four floors (no elevators). Several rooms contain area exhibits. Very...More

2  Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and informative and I shouldn't have taken so long to visit. Beautiful interiors and well staffed and ready to assist and share with you great history knowledge.

1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here on my way back from taking a walk in the arch walk way. It's a beautiful historic place to walk around and listen to a tour guide tell you all about the history of the court house.

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit to see the location of one of the most important court cases in US history where it was first heard. The architecture alone is impressive. That mixed with the history of this place makes it special even for an ominous court case such as...More

1  Thank Kswany
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I want to ask about parking, is there free parking lot there? of need to park in street? is it difficult to find parking space a=if go there on Saturday evening? thanks.
13 March 2017|
Response from rewinc | Reviewed this property |
Parking isn't cheap. I don't know about street parking/meters, but the ramps can be expensive. Weekends may be cheaper (at least they are in Minneapolis), but I don't know about St. Louis. I'm sure there is a web site for... More
lekha s
Is there any entry ticket? If there how much per head?
21 October 2016|
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Response from rewinc | Reviewed this property |
The Courthouse is free. Gateway Arch tickets are now purchased at the Courthouse.
Do you get the National Parks Passport stamp at the courthouse?
15 September 2016|
Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. But they have rangers there and a gift shop, so I think they probably do.