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First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

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Address: 200 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2855
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+1 636-940-3322
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Tour of the First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

Toured and learned about Missouri's First Governors, saw the rooms that they used for State business, and learned more about St. Charles being the First Capitol of Missouri.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
DKeevenFranke
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Toured and learned about Missouri's First Governors, saw the rooms that they used for State business, and learned more about St. Charles being the First Capitol of Missouri.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

always interesting to walk and visit shops. Especially Joys! A couple notable events (there are more) are Christmas clelbrations and Festival of the Little Hills in August.

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St. Charles, MO
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We love this place every time we go. This is a way to step back in time and envision the way things were when Lewis and Clark were only thinking about their famous trip up the mighty Missouri.

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Leawood, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The First Missouri State Capitol building in St. Charles, MO is an amazing building, built in the late 1700’s. Go to the Info Center building next door and see the exhibits regarding St. Charles as the first Missouri State Capitol. The history displays are well worth reading and the staff is very helpful. The history of the first capitol is... More 

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Monroe City, Missouri
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice and informational tour. Don't miss. The history of St. Charles is an interesting place and the park service makes it even better.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting stories told by the staff.very knowledgeable staff,could answer most any questions anyone on the tour asked.this was myfourth visit and i always learn something new

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Many people do not realize that Saint Charles was the original Capitol of Missouri. This building has is beautiful and well maintained with alot if Missouri history. Located near quaint Main Street Saint Charles, there is a lot you can incorporate into your visit. Shopping, many dining choices, riverfront walk and Katy Trail, Ameristar Casino. Plan a great day in... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you want to teach children about life in the lat 1700s/early 1800s this is an excellent tour. You will see a store, living quarters and the first state capitol. The tour explains the origin of the saying "sleep tight" and allows children to touch and feel different artifacts.

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1 Thank Stephanie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my tour of Missouri's first Capitol. The tours start precisely at the top of the hour so time your visit accordingly. Our tour lasted almost an hour. I could take lots of photos and ask questions. Excellent!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

It's fun to spend an afternoon, or an entire day, strolling and checking out the little shops and eating places in what I call "Ye Olde St. Charles." I would highly recommend this as a place to visit for couples who like to share experiences.

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