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Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

126 E Walnut St, Corydon, IN 47112-1516
+1 812-738-4890
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Christmas decorations

This area of Corydon around the capital building is gorgeous at Christmas. The light display at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kay G
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Nice historical stop

There are plenty of historical marker signs around this site. We enjoyed reading all the history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IndyMom21
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Site of the first capital of Indiana.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“town square” (5 reviews)
“nice shops” (3 reviews)
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126 E Walnut St, Corydon, IN 47112-1516
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+1 812-738-4890
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area of Corydon around the capital building is gorgeous at Christmas. The light display at night is very fairytale like. Enjoyable by all ages. The older buildings in the area allow exploration of Indiana and of Corydon as the state's first capital.

Thank Kay G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are plenty of historical marker signs around this site. We enjoyed reading all the history and seeing the sites.

Thank IndyMom21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visited Old Corydon. we had the opportunity to glimpse into the past of Indiana's participation in both the Civil War and WWI. The articles (Guns and Displays) around the site were self explanatory about Indiana's defense against Morgan's Raid during the Civil and...More

Thank Paul Z
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to & the grounds is beautiful to just stroll through. First time visiting & we really enjoyed it!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Another great stop if you are in Corydon, learn about where Indiana became a state great tour guides that take there time and love there job.

Thank srz4778
sailonby, Manager at Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy you came to visit us and hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We came with our children as our daughter and was doing a project on Corydon. If you are interested in history, the tour of Capitol State building is a must.

Thank guesscharlie
sailonby, Manager at Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad you came to see us.

Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a great piece of early Indiana history. Denver was our tour guide, and that guy knew his stuff! Being local to the area, he has embraced his town's history as well as Indiana's and was full of tidbits. The sites are wonderfully preserved and...More

1  Thank btowncarr
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I had some extra time last Saturday afternoon so I took the advice of the lady at the Visitor’s Center and bought a guided tour. Denver, our guide, was personable, patiently answering questions and seemed not only very knowledgeable, but enthusiastic about sharing information from...More

Thank jpm7117
sailonby, Manager at Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 January 2017

A very enlightening visit that was enhanced by the knowledge and presentation by our personable guide Mr. Denver Bays! His insight increased our enjoyment of the history at our state's first capitol.

1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great guided tour of the Corydon Capital State Historic Site. Our guide, Denver, was very knowledgeable and showed great interest in the people's stories and history he shared with us. Our tour included the governor's headquarters and the Coburn - Porter Law...More

2  Thank elbrooks
sailonby, Manager at Corydon Capitol State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

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Response from sailonby | Property representative |
Hi! Tours are offered as requested. We are open Tuesday-Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 1-5. In May we are busy with school tours, so if you wish to avoid sharing a tour, please call ahead or stop by in the afternoons when we... More
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