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Discover the Top Things To Do In Jefferson City

Wondering what to do during your visit to Jefferson City, Missouri? With its convenient downtown setting, the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center puts you right in the middle the best things to do in Missouri’s bustling capital city. Enjoy easy access to Jefferson City’s most popular activities and attractions, including the Missouri State Museum, The Capital Mall, local golf courses, the ice arena and more. In fact, Capitol Plaza Hotel Jefferson City is close to so many popular attractions, you might just have to come back a second and third time to experience them all!

When you’re ready to explore Jefferson City, our knowledgeable front desk staff will be happy to recommend fun things to do and assist with arrangements. 
 

Missouri Veteran Memorial

Located on the northeast corner of the Capitol grounds, the Memorial was dedicated on November 11, 1991.

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Cole County Historical Museum

Located at 109 Madison (3 blocks away). Across the street from the Governor’s Mansion is a structure housing the museum of the Cole County Historical Society.

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Governor's Garden

The garden is open to the public and is the site of outdoor dramas, concerts, weddings and picnics.

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Jefferson Landing

Located on Jefferson Street along the riverfront (4 blocks). The Lohman Building, the Union Hotel and Maus Home are properties of the state and were restored to their original appearance.

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Missouri State Capitol

Guided tours of the building are given each day, every hour on the hour. The first tour is at 8:00 a.m. and the last tour is at 4:00 p.m, with no tour at Noon. To schedule group tours, call 751-4127.

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Missouri State Highway Patrol

Located at 510 East Elm (1 mile). Tour the Safety Education Center and Law Enforcement Museum.

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Missouri State Archives

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Missouri State Library

Located at the Truman Building, 301 West High Street (1 block). The State Library has a collection of periodicals, reference volumes and newspapers relating to Missouri. T

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Supreme Court Building

This building houses offices of the Missouri Attorney General, as well as, those of the State Supreme Court.

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Katy Trail State Park

The Katy Trail has something for everyone, whether you are a bicyclist, hiker, nature lover or history enthusiast.

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MissouriRiver Pedestrian Bridge

The Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge connects the Katy Trail State Park on the north side of the river to the Statehouse on the south side.

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Lewis and Clark Trailhead Plaza

The greenway is a multi-use trail designed to provide a safe alternative to walk, jog, bike or skate away from busy city streets.

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Runge Conservation nature Center

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Greenway Trail

The greenway is a multi-use trail designed to provide a safe alternative to walk, jog, bike or skate away from busy city streets.

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Missouri State Penitentiary

The Missouri State Penitentiary was built in 1836 and offers a range of tours.

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Governor's Mansion

Step back in time and learn about Missouri's history at one of the few executive residences in the United States open to the public.

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