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State Capitol Building

600 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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Not the most impressive State Capitol

We are Australians visiting all 50 states and trying to do the State Capitols. North Dakota state... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Very Nice Tour and View

They give very nice free tours every hour. It is one of only four "skyscraper" capitols in America... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Pleasantville, New York
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600 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We are Australians visiting all 50 states and trying to do the State Capitols. North Dakota state Capitol is one of the least impressive we've visited. It's a 1930's modern building without the traditional dome. The Senate room was average, not very decorative at all...More

Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed 23 June 2017

They give very nice free tours every hour. It is one of only four "skyscraper" capitols in America and the view from the top is really worth the entire visit.

Thank richardjwaksman
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Part of beautiful government complex and next to excellent history museum; House and Senate chambers and main hallway are unique architecture and one of best capitol buildings in nation.

Thank Winston C
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great views of Bismarck and the surrounding area from the 18th floor. A gallery of famous North Dakota historical figures and celebraties was also a highlight.

Thank riverrunnermo
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Learning about the capitol building with a great way to spend the morning. The guide was great and we enjoyed the company of one other couple. If you have the time it is worth learning about the history and the nature of the building.

Thank Patti R
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Curious that there are many representatives and senators in a less populous state. Tour was only average as the guide, pleasant though she was, was under informed

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

On a nice day, the capital grounds are worthy of a stroll. On a bad weather day, the inside is worth a tour, especially if you like art-deco.

Thank JackR46
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We took the guided tour of the capitol building. Our guide was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the building including dates, building materials, procedures and important people. The view from the top was very nice. If you are in the area it's worth a...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is one of the few skyscraper type of capitol buildings. It was built during the depression years. The House Chamber walls are of chestnut veneer. The desks are of walnut. The Senate Chamber walls are covered with quarter-sawn English brown oak and the desks...More

Thank atlee2
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The ONLY tall building in Bismarck. My main interest in the Capitol grounds were the trails. The trails around the capitol were ones I frequented on my bike and are very nice.

Thank RoadLessTraveled17
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Response from CeciliaWest | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that. I suggest you try the website. At the least there should be a number to call for information.