Arris' serves Greek-style pizza, using house-made dough to form a thin crust, smeared with private recipe sauce, loaded with meats and veggies (more than 30 choices, with hundreds of combinations); then it is topped with sliced cheese. In addition to Greek pizza, Greek specialties, Italian foods, panini, salads and sandwiches are served, and a lunch buffet is available Monday-Friday.
This site is comprised of buildings dating to the mid-1800s, when the landing was the area's center of river trade.The Lohman Building offers exhibits and a film; The Union Hotel contains the Elizabeth Rozier Gallery, which features rotating exhibits.
The Capitol, completed in 1918, covers three acres in downtown Jefferson City.
The structure is notable for its architectural features, including: eight 48-foot columns on the south portico; six 40-foot columns on the north side; a 30-foot-wide grand stairway; and 13-foot by 18-foot bronze doors on the south side. Tours available.
When this prison opened in 1836, the Battle of the Alamo was going on in Texas. The prison was 100 years old when Alcatraz began taking inmates. In 1967, the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) was named the “bloodiest 47 acres in America” by Time magazine. Before it closed in 2004, MSP was the oldest continually operating penitentiary west of the Mississippi River.
The Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) was decommissioned in 2004. It is now open seasonally for public for tours, operated by the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Visit cells of famous inmates such as heavyweight champion Sonny Liston and James Earl Ray (who escaped in 1967 and went on to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968).
Because of the nature and subject of the tours, no children younger than 10 are permitted. Photographs are allowed, but no video may be taken. No smoking. No food allowed. Because of the age of the facility, these tours are not wheelchair accessible.
Reservations are required for all tours. Every person on the tour must have a reservation. You may visit the website and call the CVB for details, schedules and reservations. Extended and paranormal (ghost) tours are offered. Special and group tours may be arranged.