History Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield

Immerse yourself in over 100 years of history right in the heart of Springfield. A guided walk through the ballroom, dungeon and tower room complement the history that trained guides share for the duration of the tour.

Duration: 1 hr - 1 hr 30 min
Cancellation: 24 hours in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Enter the Pythian Castle, an elaborate 1913 building built to look like a medieval castle
  • Follow your friendly guide on a wandering tour through charming rooms that are full of history
  • Discover the past of this castle that was once believed to hold POWs during World War II
  • Learn all about this castle's place in the local history—from haivng been an orphanage and a military center, it's full of surprises

What's Included

  • Guided tour

Additional Information

  • So that we can keep this tour strictly historical, interior photos are limited to authorized areas. Taking of ghost pictures is prohibited.

  • Doors open 30 minutes prior to tour start time. Tour involves walking stairs. The main floor only is wheelchair accessible.

  • Full refund with 24-hour notice.

1451 E Pythian St, Springfield, MO 65802, USA