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Description - Jefferson Landing State Historic Site is significant as a rare Missouri River landing. The Lohman Building features exhibits on transportation and a film on the history of the capital city. It also serves as a support facility for the Missouri State Museum, located on the main floor of the Capitol. The Union Hotel houses the Elizabeth Rozier Gallery with rotating exhibits emphasizing Missouri's history, art and culture. The ground floor of the former hotel keeps up the tradition of providing transportation to the heartland of the state by serving as the city's Amtrak train station.

Attractions - Tour the Lohman Building and learn the history of Jefferson City. Jefferson Landing State Historic Site is open March 1 through Labor Day, Tuesday through Saturday. The Lohman Building houses an exhibit on transportation and features a 20-minute film, "Welcome to Missouri State Capital." The film shows every half hour starting at 10 a.m. with the last showing at 3:30 p.m. The Elizabeth Rozier Gallery has rotating exhibits on Missouri art, history and culture. Both buildings have free admission. Please review the tour guidelines below before making your reservation.

Recreation - Take a free guided tour of the State Capitol, Jefferson Landing State Historic Site and the Governor's Mansion. Special programs are scheduled throughout the year.

Climate - Missouri experiences four distinct seasons with an average yearly temperature of 54 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach 90 degrees F often and are plagued with high humidity levels. Nighttime lows during the summer dip slightly near 70 degrees. September brings cooler fall weather with less humidity. By October nights begin to cool significantly and the fall foliage changes to brilliant hues of orange, red and yellow. Winter months bring an average of 24 inches of snow and normal temperatures average between 20 and 45 degrees F. Spring is characterized by wet weather with temperatures reaching between 32 and 60 degrees F.

Location - Jefferson Landing State Historic Site is located in Jefferson City Missouri. This site is near the Missouri State Capitol and the Missouri State Senate.

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Jefferson Landing State Historic Site , First Floor, State Capitol, 201 West Capitol , Jefferson City, MO, 65101, Phone: 573-751-2854

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