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Excellent piece of local history

We had a docent led tour of 3 buildings. One of which recently turned 200 years old (the building... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cppptravel11125
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New Port Richey, Florida
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Loved hearing the history of St Gen and of the Felix house. The staff really knows the history and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
JACKI G
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Travel back to Missouri’s early French roots at Felix Vallé House State Historic Site. The American-Federal style Valle house was built in 1818 and today is furnished in the style of the 1830s with a host of artifacts that show the American...more
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198 Merchant St, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670-1682
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a docent led tour of 3 buildings. One of which recently turned 200 years old (the building not the docent). The docent was very knowledgeable of the site and local history. She was also very pleasant. Well worth the admission.

Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Loved hearing the history of St Gen and of the Felix house. The staff really knows the history and it is well maintained. I could live there.!!!

Thank JACKI G
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The Mo state parks people do the tours at the house and are full of good information. It is only partially air conditioned so be prepared if it is hot. It is a long tour for a very small house (30 minutes).

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a great historic site to visit. I took my oldest daughter who got a little creeped out. She said she could feel spirits there. It was a fun visit.

Thank dizzydeb102
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had read about Ste. Genevieve and the Felix Valle House on line and was skeptical about going there. But boy was I ever wrong, the town is very beautiful. If you like old buildings from the late 1700's & mid to late 1800's then...More

1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We visited the Amoureux House and the Felix Valle historic site. The Valle State site has a gift shop where the house tickets are purchased. They have Dr.Seuss books in French too! Pick up your tickets early because they have a limited number of tours....More

Thank msmarple76
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Felux Valle house illustrates both a home and mercantile/general store, so you get two snapshots of live in New France. The state of Missouri tour guide was well versed and answered all questions. After touring the two floors of the Felix-Valle house we walked...More

1  Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We were the only people on this tour, so had plenty of opportunity to interact with the guide. Terrific insight into daily life for Ste Gen merchants. Love that there are so many items that belonged to the family still in the home. Many steps...More

Thank DandLtravel
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Things still look as they would have when French settlers first lived here. The authentic buildings are well preserved and excellently maintained. The friendly staff are very knowledgeable about French history and the Valle family. There is a small fee but it is nominal for...More

Thank moore1200
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This area is rich with history, and you'll enjoy taking a glimpse into the life of Felix Valle. A mercantile gentleman who did what it took to make his mark in history here. Our State tour guide, Taylor, did a great job in navigating us...More

Thank Matt R
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