First State Capitol

at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

red brick fireplaceState park and historic site day-use areas, lodging, campgrounds, boat ramps and trails continue to operate under normal off-season hours. Missouri State Parks has implemented a number of measures designed to maintain required social distancing and protect visitors, volunteers and staff, including the closure of visitor centers, nature centers, offices and museums. The latest information from Missouri State Parks on COVID-19 can be found here. A full list of temporary closures can be found here.

Tour Fees:

Fees include tax. Qualified tax-exempt organizations MUST provide a copy of a tax exempt certificate at the time of payment.

Adults (18 and older): $4.50
Youth (Ages 6-17): $3
Child (Ages 0-5): Free*

Group Rates:

Adults (18 and older): $3.50
Youth (Ages 6-17): $2.50
Child (Ages 0-5): Free*

*Children under the age of 6 are admitted free with a paid adult.

 

Hours

Tours

​COVID-19 Temporary Hours

Tours will be offered by appointment seven days a week. Walk in tours are available Monday through Friday on a first come first serve basis for 10 or fewer people. To book a tour please call 636-940-3322.

Regular Tours Hours

  • 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 (no tours Easter Day)

  • 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, Thanksgiving and Christmas days)
  • January and February
    Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour
    (no tours on Sundays, Mondays and New Year's 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)

Coordinates

38.780066, -90.481811

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Historic Site and Interpretive Center

COVID-19 Temporary Hours

Beginning Monday, April 12, the visitor center at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site will begin amended operating hours. The visitor center will be open Monday through Friday with a maximum of 10 visitors at any time. The visitor center will be closed to the public on Saturday and Sunday. The sites backyard/day-use area will be open Seven days a week.

Regular Hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday
    Noon - 4 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Easter Day

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November and December
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
    Noon - 4 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Mondays and Thanksgiving and Christmas days
  • January and February
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
    Closed Sundays, Mondays and New Year's Day
  • March
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
    Noon - 4 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Mondays

First State Capitol hours

Tours

​COVID-19 Temporary Hours

Tours will be offered by appointment seven days a week. Walk in tours are available Monday through Friday on a first come first serve basis for 10 or fewer people. To book a tour please call 636-940-3322.

Regular Tours Hours

  • 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 (no tours Easter Day)

  • 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, Thanksgiving and Christmas days)
  • January and February
    Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with the 3 p.m. tour
    (no tours on Sundays, Mondays and New Year's 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

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
    Closed Easter Sunday

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday
    Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days