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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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MN State Capitol

The newly renovated State Capitol is a real gem. It is well worth the visit. If you can get a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
th0rsm0m
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
NOT to be missed!

Experienced a docent led private tour of the newly restored capitol. Truly amazed from the moment... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
19Monkey66
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The newly renovated State Capitol is a real gem. It is well worth the visit. If you can get a tour, all the better. MN can be proud of this beautiful building.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Experienced a docent led private tour of the newly restored capitol. Truly amazed from the moment you walk up to the building and pass through the doors. Magnificent structure, decor and furnishings. Wonderful portraits of governors as well as beautiful (and controversial) paintings. Well worth...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The grounds are interesting and attractive, with a touching stone war memorial , and a Korean War Memorial ( archway pictured). The building itself is one of the most beautiful state capitols, built in 1905, restored in 2017 to its full glory. The tour was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I drove into St. Paul and parked in a garage I found on the State Capitol website that had a lot of useful info for tourists. The guided capitol tour was informative and well-done, everyone was friendly and helpful. We walked around...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the newly renovated State Capital was very enjoyable and educational. Witnessing where the legislature meets and debates legislation for our great state is an inspiring experience. The dome is a not only a work of art it is an architectural marvel. Take the guided...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I briefly visited the capitol for an event and wish I had more time there! The architecture is incredible and when the weather isn't nice, it is fun to travel through the tunnels. Wonderful!

Thank Kayla G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Minneapolis-St. Paul, taking a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol Building is a wonderful way to spend some time! Well-informed docent-led tour, among absolutely gorgeous architecture and artwork. The lightrail takes you almost to the front steps of the Capitol for your visit...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Have been in St. Paul other times but haven't ever taken the time to tour it. I was recommened by some one to tour it, due to its recent renovation. It was very nice. It is not that far from the Capital/Rice stop on the...More

Thank Reed S
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is a beauitful capital building with a lot of history. I went on a self guided tour and loved the artwork, architecture and the fact that it was in session! I stopped by to introduce my kids to the governor but unfortunately, he was...More

Thank Shira S
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Unreal that you can walk in there and see this amazing structure. Went in on a Saturday which made it easy to get in and out. Walk the amazing halls and admire the workmanship that went into building it. The chambers for all of the...More

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rdb88
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.
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Gisselle L
8 May 2015|
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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
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