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Looks can be Deceiving

I was in town with some friends who are really into history and thought this would be a fun place... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Carrie A
Springfield, Missouri
Hidden Treasures!

This museum doesn't look like much from the outside, but it has a lot of interesting historical... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
David H
Riverton, Utah
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Within the walls of this museum, the romantic history of Missouri unfolds. The building is filled with treasures of historical significance dating from the era of the Louisiana Territory. Spacious rooms are filled with antique chandeliers, rosewood...more
109 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3015
+1 573-635-1850
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I was in town with some friends who are really into history and thought this would be a fun place to stop in at. The admission is only $3.00 and it is a guided tour. The guide we had was so much fun and very...More

Thank Carrie A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This museum doesn't look like much from the outside, but it has a lot of interesting historical pieces inside. It's not far off of Main Street, but parking is pretty easy. The curators/docents/tour guides are very knowledgeable, and give great glimpses into the past of...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I went to the door only to find you enter at the back of the building. I was greeted by two very friendly ladies and given a tour, the row house this museum is in is just beautiful, it has so much character and was...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is an okay place to visit. However, there are many more fun and historical places to visit in Jefferson City. I have visited many large museums around the U.S. so I'm probably too much of a critic.

Thank Gardenia65
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you have the time to spare, this is a well laid out interesting smaller museum. It is across from the beautiful Missouri Governor's Mansion.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Rarely have we been to a museum that I rate easily as Excellent. We reached the museum at closing time - the curators were gracious enough to provide us with a 'quick' tour. What followed was an amazing tour of every little artefact, smallest of...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

I love museums and Victorian history, but this place surpassed all my expectations. It's a cute house on a quiet street with a great view of the Governor's Mansion and the Capitol building, very conveniently located. The woman who gave us our tour was extremely...More

2  Thank dogsaretoocool
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This museum is located in an historical building across from the Missouri Governor's Mansion. They have a collection of First Ladies inaugural gowns, a Civil war room, plus the parlor and bedrooms typical in the 1800's, The view of the Capitol from a third floor...More

2  Thank showmemo61
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Happened upon the Cole County Historical Museum quite by accident. Had a guided tour by a retired school teacher who enthusiastically shared the history behind the exhibits and artifacts. Pleasant, informative 45 or so minutes.

3  Thank TravelingmanKC
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I liked the house, Cole's Studio and the landscape. There is a movie documentary on Cole's life and paintings; and a guided tour of 50 minutes, where rou can also see a gallery with Cole's paintings, and his disciple Church

3  Thank Maria V
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15 March 2018|
Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
About an hour, can be more or less depending on your interest and schedule.
6 April 2017|
Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing your degree of your disability, I would suggest you call the Museum direct at 573-635-1850 for additional information.