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Nebraska State Capitol

1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68508-2731
+1 402-471-0448
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Eclectic mixture of architectural schools

This building has a little of everything. Gothic cathedral, prairie rustic, new American art, just... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
zmacrea
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New York City, New York
Always Interesting

It's always interesting to tour the Nebraska State Capitol. Roxanne and the tour guides do a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Gloria V
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Beautiful mosaic ceilings and floors, paintings and sculptures inside the 400-foot high capitol building are as impressive as its marble, bronze and gold leaf exterior and white tower topped by a bronze statue. Free guided tours are available.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 17:00
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1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68508-2731
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This building has a little of everything. Gothic cathedral, prairie rustic, new American art, just not enough Art Deco! This is one of only a few US Capitols that aren't just resized D.C. The tours are well worthwhile, the guide very knowing of the building's...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's always interesting to tour the Nebraska State Capitol. Roxanne and the tour guides do a wonderful job of relating and highlighting the state history. I've toured many times, and each visit adds something new to my experience. Thank you to the staff for such...More

Thank Gloria V
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Nebraska State Capital building is a solitary spire, on the Great Plains of the Midwest. It is the only state capital building built as a tower, climbing toward the sky. Many other unique characteristics of Nebraska are housed here, and the view from the...More

Thank terre9
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Nebraska Capitol building has the best artwork in the state. Walk in and find the tour office. The tours are free and last about 30min.

Thank M V
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Interesting decorative building , outdated and interesting inside and out , still using several rooms , each floor is different and the side rooms small with large hallways artistically laid out . The tall building has a wonderful dome and a large lawn but not...More

Thank jacrex1
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The history of and in the building is fascinating. It's fun to visit when the Unicameral is in session. Don't forget to see out from the top!

Thank John J
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Nebraska State Capitol Building is a work of art that celebrates the human and natural history of the state and the region, as it serves as the centerpiece of the nation's only unicameral (one-house) legislature. It's worth taking the time to wander around in...More

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Such a beautiful setting with ornate carvings on the exterior walls. Easy access, and a great deal of parking when visiting in the evening. We took a walk around the entire exterior, as a walking roof top, is available to the public at no charge.

Thank Dana T
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have been in Lincoln for two months and a visit to the State Capitol is absolutely a must! Amazing view and interesting experience.

Thank tsigalko18
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Impressive tall building in Lincoln, NE. Glad we saw it, and compared to a number of others, was quite good.

Thank Dad-bud
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pkmsMissouri
How long do the tours last?
28 March 2016|
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
The only tour that I am aware of are self guided, so you can take as long as you like. I would estimate a couple of hours. If you are from out of town, I would stay in the Haymarket area, you can walk to the Capitol from... More
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bjclinksuk
Hi. Where is the historical exhibit that used tio be in the center of the sate capitol building now housed?
10 February 2016|
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Response from Mel H | Reviewed this property |
Do not know as it was not there when I was viewing the place
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