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State Capitol Building

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Address: 600 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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ND State Capitol Building

I took my grandchildren to our State Capitol building for a tour. We run up on the observation tower and overlooked the city of Bismarck. It's a 360 degree walk around touring... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sherry L
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Mandan, North Dakota, United States
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Mandan, North Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my grandchildren to our State Capitol building for a tour. We run up on the observation tower and overlooked the city of Bismarck. It's a 360 degree walk around touring area full of windows. You can look over the Missouri River definitely worth taking your grandkids to. There's also a history of how the first capitol burned down.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the top floor you can see all of Bismarck - can you see your house or where you are staying? So much to see in and out of the capital. ND Heritage Center is near and fun to explore.

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Thank sandyk163
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great visit to the capital. The building is a good mix of old and new. It was a lot of fun to watch the democratic process in action.

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had a quick look after the ND Heritage Centre but had the bad timing of the Oil Pipe Line protests ! So the front was barricaded off but it was interesting to see their thinking that after the Old Capitol burnt down , let's build the new one in Modernistic Style ?? Pretty plain & boxy but works in... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

It was good to get a look over Bismarck from on high, and seeing the upper and lower chambers out of session. There isn't much else to see beyond the old photos, so maybe not a place for a family outing!

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The building inside and out is worth seeing , if you enjoy seeing state capitols. Plenty of free parking. Pleased to see that Bobby Vee was included as a VIP citizen.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Interesting. Liked that one could go all the way to the top. Best picture was all the snow angels. Had ice cream at their cafeteria. Nice muesum next door.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped in to explore the grounds and State Capitol. The flowers in the front spell our "North Dakota" and make a nice photo. The grounds are nice to roam around and take photos and the people we encountered were very friendly, smiling and pleasant. We looked for a gift shop in the Capitol building but it is located in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Like most people we were looking for a dome and found this very imposing tower instead. We located the tour desk and joined one that had just started. This is one of four tower type capital buildings in the country. The art deco architecture is imposing and the view from the top floor is great. Learning something about how North... More 

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Livingston, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We drove by the Capital and Governor's mansion both day and night. Very impressive architecture and stately.

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