Art and Music at the Old Courthouse

Date: Mar 24, 2016 | Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Art and Music at the Old Courthouse in the Rotunda every Thursday. Visitors will enjoy a Ranger-led talk and music with an indoor art project. Check with the ranger at the Information Desk in the Old Courthouse to participate. This event is FREE.

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The Old Courthouse, part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, is located in downtown St. Louis on land that was donated by Auguste Chouteau and Judge John B. Lucas to the city under the stipulation that it would forever be used for a courthouse. The courthouse that is seen today began as a brick building in 1828 and has undergone many periods of construction, demolition and renovation to become the beautiful building that it is today.

Exhibits at the Old Courthouse include tracing St. Louis' history, the historic slavery trial of Dred Scott and his wife Harriet, two restored courtrooms, one restored to its 1860's appearance and the other to its 1910 appearance. Many special events are held at the Old Courthouse throughout the year. Admission to the Old Courthouse is free and is open daily from 8am to 4:30pm; closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Directions: The Old Courthouse is located at Market and 4th Streets in Downtown St. Louis. From Interstate 64 westbound, take exit #40 to Clark Avenue, make a right/east and go to 4th Street and make a left to the Old Courthouse on the left. From Interstate 64 eastbound, take exit #40, make a left on Gratiot Street, go to 4th Street and make a left, take 4th Street to the Old Courthouse on the left.

Address:


Market and 4th Streets,
St Louis, MO
63102





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