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Capitol Complex Visitors Center

112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2403
+1 512-305-8400
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Great Intro

The Capitol Visitors Center is a great place to get a little knowledge before visiting the Capitol... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Texas History at its finest!

The State Capitol Building in Austin is a must-see for tourists from Texas and anywhere else, as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judy C
Austin, Texas
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The state's oldest office building now houses a tourist center, full of brochures to help you get the most out of your trip.
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112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2403
+1 512-305-8400
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Capitol Visitors Center is a great place to get a little knowledge before visiting the Capitol itself. It goes into the construction and restoration of the Capitol as well as some prominent members of the Capitol city. I really liked the info about the...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The State Capitol Building in Austin is a must-see for tourists from Texas and anywhere else, as well. The architecture is stunning; be sure to notice the doors, latches, and other hardware in and around the building. Stand on the star in the rotunda and...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Capitol is a beautiful building and part of our Texas heritage. Every child needs to visit and understand how our government works. Seeing the pictures of early Governors and the names they will learn in school is truly making the history book come alive....More

Thank A1plusAustinTexas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sight seeing in this location was wonderful. Free access to the interior of the Capital building. Beautiful architecture and historical items. We were able to see the Senate floor and the art work was wonderful.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an awesome place to visit very informative for all children included. If you get the chance do not pass it up. You won't regret it.

Thank jerryleow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is one of the nicest tours of a State House and vistor center that we have done. Received a lot of info and all our questions were answered

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff greet you. No restrooms is a bummer. Lots of information on places throughout Texas. There are cool exhibits inside.

Thank yardranger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This really is mainly an info center -- a place to pick up brochures & ask questions. They did have a few exhibits --& most seemed to be geared toward kids -- so if you have kids, it would worth a look. If no kids,...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you may as well visit this spot while touring the state capitol building and grounds. It is not very large, but has some interesting films and exhibits and it is free. There were plenty of hands on things for kids to do.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

is housed in the old general land office building...beautiful displays, lots of travel brochures, pleasant staff, great restrooms in the basement...

Thank texastraveller77
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Phil V
30 December 2015|
Response from La E | Reviewed this property |
Phil, this JUST floated in to me a few minutes ago. When we went it was free and it was about 1:00 PM. However, being a new year, I would call them at (512) 305 8400 as a verification. Several places have had budget cutbacks... More