Third Fridays @ 3: Themed State Capitol Tours

7/17/2020 to 9/18/2020 | Missouri State Museum | Jefferson City, MO

The third Friday of each month, staff at the Missouri State Museum will take visitors on a themed tour of the Missouri State Capitol at 3 p.m. These tours are different from the standard tours given daily at the museum. Themed tours explore a wide array of topics from in-depth looks at specific artworks to tours exploring the capitol as a product of the resources of Missouri.

Come a few minutes early and check in at the Missouri State Museum tour desk just off the Capitol rotunda.

Upcoming Themes

July 17: Explorers, Scientists, Artists, Presidents and More: The Hall of Famous Missourians

Explore the Hall of Famous Missourians with a Capitol guide.

Aug. 21: Background, Foreground and Figures

Come learn about the history and techniques used to construct museum dioramas

Sept. 18: Four Lunettes

Background and history of the Battle of Sacramento, 1847; Vauquois Heights; Riches of the Mines; and Reclamation of the South

Tour Times: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Missouri State Museum is located at:

First Floor, State Capitol, 201 W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO | (573) 751-2854

Associated activities

  • Historic Site Tours