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Address: 201 W Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65101-1556
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+1 573-751-3339
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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Worth it for the Bensons Alone

A huge imposing building in beautiful grounds, and we've usually been the only folks here wandering through the empty corridors. For a world class experience find your way to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DC196
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A huge imposing building in beautiful grounds, and we've usually been the only folks here wandering through the empty corridors. For a world class experience find your way to the upstairs lounge on the northern end of the building with the absolutely fabulous Thomas Hart Benson murals of Missouri history and legends. This room along is full of absolute treasures... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a sight is to see! parking lots within a mile and parking meters within a a couple hundred yards. Beautiful architecture inside and out! Tour guides for groups seniors to schools and just about anyone. They can be booked online. You can make a reservation online. Guided tours are free and last around 30-45 mins I would say. When... More 

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Deer Lodge, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The paintings on the rotunda are incredible. Beautiful depiction of Missouri's history. A really great way to get a glimpse of the states background. The architecture iscworth while as well.

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's now been over two years ago. When my Son passed the Missouri Bar and so I went out there to get him sworn in as a lawyer. Now to be fair the state capital of Missouri is out in the middle of nowhere. By that I mean it is classic Midwestern Farmland country. It is also never going to... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a great experience for us. We were here to ride the Katy trail but it rained in the morning and we decided to see e Capitol. Parking at a meter was easy for two hours. The tour was excellent including having the Thomas Hart Benton murals explained to us in detail. Such a great place! I learned a... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our family visited the historic sites in Jefferson City to allow our 4th grader who is learning about Missouri a chance to make a connection to school. We enjoyed the tour of the building and seeing items from Missouri's past. The State Park sytem does a great job greeting visitors.

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

So many times we don't take the opportunity to visit our capitol but thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The building is beautiful and loved looking at the architecture.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Inside the Capitol is a museum wit many interesting displays. Beautiful architecture inside and out.

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The portraits of past governors and the summaries about them were extremely interesting. There's a section on the USS Missouri including a brass model built by the Navy to determine placement of radio antennas. I can't forget the Des Moines Palmyra mail coach - I just wish we could have gotten in it!

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Misouri
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is definately a place to visit. Good exhibits on the main floor. Tours led throughout the building. Be sure and see the Thomas Hart Benton murals. The frescos are to die for as are the architectural details throughout the building. If the weather is good, get a picnic together and visit the fountains on the backside of the capitol... More 

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