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Minnesota State Capitol

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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A beautiful State Capitol.

We had a great time visiting this building. The inside was beautiful and the observation deck... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
Good tour of impressive landmark

Tour guide David, took our small group around for the 45 minute tour. He was knowledgeable and had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David G
Boca Raton, Florida
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Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.
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  • Average11%
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time visiting this building. The inside was beautiful and the observation deck provided a great view of the city. The person at the information desk was very friendly.

Thank Salamanca208
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide David, took our small group around for the 45 minute tour. He was knowledgeable and had a good voice in that his elocution was clear and his language was crisp and concise It is an impressive landmark

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, the time we picked to visit was not the best - loads of school buses and students taking group tours of the capital building. I think that is wonderful. But weeventually found a "limited-time" parking spot and just walked around the grounds for a...More

Thank JackR46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a very warm welcome on entering. It has recently been refurbished throughout. Beautifully kept inside. Lots to see along all floors. We found the basement particarly interesting where tunnels take staff members to various surrounding buildings. Well worth a visit if you are...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went on a Sunday. Found ample parking and was able to walk right in. Website stated no tours on Sunday, however, they do have them! And every hour. We were 11 minutes late and they still let us join. And then we attended the first...More

Thank msum_rose
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We spent the morning touring the State Capitol today on a school trip. Very interesting. The tour was great and lots of information. This place is beautiful. The kids got to meet our area representative and took a picture with them.

Thank Jodi56257
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you have the time and don't mind walking, I highly recommend the visit. This building is stunning.

Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Went with tour group for checking out renovations at state capital. Had a 45 minute tour guided event & then were on our own. Capital is very easy to get around in. Senate & house were both in session so able to see government in...More

Thank Marsha K
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I Visited from Tennessee last Thursday and was very Impressed. The Capitol itself is a marvelous piece of art and display and well presented by a great tour from the Minnesota State Historical Society,Highlighting the History not only of the Capitol Building and Mall itself,...More

Thank tampasgeorge
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spent a Day at the Capitol with a group from church and the visit was outstanding! The newly renovated Capitol building is sparkling, once again rivaling the U.S. Capitol. Lunch at the Rathskellar was delicious - I watched them bread and cook a fresh...More

Thank MN_Buckeye_girl
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I would like to know if tours are being offered at the State Capitol? How much do they cost? What are the opening hours? Are the tours by appointment only or can you just show up?
4 December 2016|
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Response from pastry-and-poetry | Reviewed this property |
The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017. Public guided tours will return Jan. 3. 45-minute guided tours will be offered on the hour, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, 1 to 3 pm. They are free.
Gisselle L
How did Minnesota get its state capitol?
8 May 2015|
Response from Pip18Wisconsin | Reviewed this property |
Hi ---Initially the state capital was going to be in Stillwater. I believe St. Paul was picked because it was on the Mississippi River and there was lots of travel there. Otherwise --- check the state capital site and it... More