Tour the Courthouse.
The Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis, and the Rush Hudson Limbaugh Sr. U.S. Courthouse in Cape Girardeau offer a unique field trip program, free of charge, for audiences of all ages. The tours are age-appropriate and can be aligned with Missouri Grade Level & Course Level Expectations, at your request. Programs are also available for scouts and other special-interest groups.
See the U.S. Constitution in action.
Your group will gain a deeper understanding of what the courts do, and why it matters. Tours can include working courtrooms and may allow participants to observe actual proceedings. Groups will have the opportunity to meet various players in the judicial process.
The highlight of every visit to the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse is the Judicial Learning Center.
The highlight of every visit to the Rush H. Limbaugh Sr. Courthouse is the Judicial Education and History Center.
Scheduling a Courthouse Tour.
To schedule a customized tour of the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis, click the following link to send a tour request email. Someone will get back to you within 3 business days.
Please include the following information in your email:
- Phone Number:
- Email Address:
To schedule a tour of the Rush H. Limbaugh Sr. Courthouse in Cape Girardeau, call (573) 331-8800.
Groups of 50 or less can be accommodated on most weekdays, excluding Federal Holidays. Tours are not available for groups larger than 50, but you may divide your group & reserve more than one day.
Parking is available for a fee at many nearby lots and garages. Limited parking may be available for student groups arriving by bus. Ask your tour guide in advance for more information.
Dining is available in the building cafeteria at the Eagleton Courthouse. Lunch can be ordered in advance for student groups, at a cost of $7.00 per lunch. Ask your tour guide in advance for more information. Sack lunches are allowed.
Pre/post visit activities are available. Contact our Public Education and Community Outreach Administrator.
Or visit the educational web page found at www.judicialLearningCenter.org
Bus Transportation Grants Are Available.
For visits to the Eagleton Courthouse, grant funding is available through a local non-profit, to cover the cost of transportation. An application can be found here. There is no cost for the courthouse tour program.