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History Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield Missouri

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide at the Pythian Castle to experience an unusual part of Springfield, Missouri history. Start the tour with a 6-minute video presentation that introduces the Knights of Pythias and their ‘Pythian home of Missouri,’ then follow an experienced guide through the rest of the house.

    Enjoy a tour that blends history with fun facts and entertainment as you make your way through the main floor lobby, ballroom and buffet rooms, and hear stories about the celebrities, orphans and military members who have used the castle through the years.

    Descend into basement cells that housed prisoners of war during WWII, and find the gargoyles that still keep watch over the dungeon. Visit a second floor theater for stories about the castle history, then finish your tour in the tower room, the highest point on the castle grounds. Only the main floor of the castle is wheelchair accessible, and tours involve climbing stairs with resting points along the way.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Castle is located in NE part of Springfield, MO, check-in at castle lobby.
    • Professional guide
    • Local taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Pythian Castle
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Minimum number of 4 guests apply for tour to take place. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers 5 years and up
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We signed up for the history tour. We have 2 boys, age 9 and 11, and they loved it. Along with our tour guide giving us the history behind the castle there were a lot of fun seasonal displays setup for Halloween as well. We had a great time and the escape room was a fun way to
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    We so loved this 3 adults and two boys age 7&10 so enjoyed the stories and the wonderful tour guide as she excited us with many stores about the history of the castle!
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    This was something we stumbled on and I’m glad we did. Interesting backstory to the castle. Our guide was funny and provided lots of little side notes.
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    My family took the history tour and then did the 15 minute escape room. The castle is pretty and has an interesting history. The tour was over an hour because we had a big group. My kids (the youngest is 2) couldn’t sit still. So I wouldn’t recommend little kids take the
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    Just happened on this attraction by accident. Needed to do some touring in Springfield while we were there for a theater performance. Found this to be very interesting. The history was well presented and the premises was well cared for. Good to see someone stepping in and
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    • Pythian Castle
    • Duration: 1h
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