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Springfield's most enchanting events venue offering history tours, ghost tours, murder mysteries, holiday events, private rentals. Must attend a scheduled event to visit the castle. Go to the website for schedule and to make reservations or click...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1451 E Pythian St, Springfield, MO 65802-2137
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+1 417-865-1464
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the castle on several different occasions and have always had a wonderful time. I've done both the history and ghost tours and just tried their escape rooms. The history tour during the day is full of fascinating information about the castle and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warning : Whatever you do , don’t arrive early . We thought we get there early since we were not sure where the location was at and didn’t want to be late. We drove up to the front of the castle and this lady came...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 273larahr
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Went to murder mystery show..it was fun but food was cheap and the event overpriced by a landslide. Won't be back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This was a super fun tour. Our guide was a delight. We took the history tour. There was a small group and it was perfect. Lots of neat stories and the castle is really wonderful and different. I would love to go on a ghost...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank happysmile165
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The Pythian Castle tour was informative. My husband and myself had never heard of the Pythians’ before. The owner gave us the guided tour. You could see that she thoroughly enjoys what she does; that is rehabbing historic homes. The daughter who greeted us at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 766kecial
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Pretty bland tour with a tour guide with no microphone and when they sat us down to listen to the introduction video of the castle we couldn’t here that either,very low and garbled.Took us to to 1st floor than the basement and finally the 2nd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Castle on the outside is interesting. Tour took us through most of the castle which was ok. The guide seemed very nervous and did not seem to know much about the castle. The guests knew more than he did. One of the owners kept following...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debi M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Not a real castle. Somewhat interesting history. Don't waste your time or money on the escape room. A lot of up and down stairs, wouldn't recommend if limited mobility a problem.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 2 August 2018

During a recent short trip thru Springfield, we were looking for some easy activities to do with our daughters. My wife found information on the Pythian Castle and we signed up for a tour. We selected an afternoon tour, booking all four of us, including...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank cab3
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This attraction is beautiful and very interesting. Involves histories of civil war and WWII. Owner/tour guide is very educated on the facts of the castle. Not a place for people who can't walk stairs.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Marilyn M
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William W
19 October 2017|
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Response from AdambutmostlyTara | Reviewed this property |
Call ahead and make reservations they will not let you through the "gate" unless you have one.
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huskerkara
1 February 2017|
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Response from PythianCastle | Property representative |
Actually, October is very busy tour time here and likely to have a tour minimum met. But, you do have to take a tour or attend an event to get on-site.
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