Visitor Center

at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

various flags hanging in the stairwell of the visotr center

Park Hours

Coordinates

38.780262, -90.481685

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.


On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Summer Hours (On-Season)

April through October
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday
Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

November and December
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday
Closed Mondays

January and February
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
Closed Sundays and Mondays

March
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday
Closed Mondays

First State Capitol hours

Tours

Tours are available every day the site is open and begin on the hour (no noon tours). Tours can be reserved online on our reservation website or by calling or visiting the site. For more information, contact the site at 636-940-3322.

April through October

Monday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

Sunday beginning at noon and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

November and December

Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

Sunday beginning at noon. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

No tours on Mondays

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; and New Year’s Eve.

January and February

Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

No tours on Sundays or Mondays

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents Day.

March

Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

Sunday beginning at noon and ending with the 3 p.m. tour

No tours on Mondays

Historic Site Office hours

April through October (On-Season)

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

November through March (Off-Season)

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day.