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Washington State Capitol

416 Snider Avenue SE, Olympia, WA
+1 360-725-3000
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Free Public Tour

First time as an adults for this Oregonian to visit the capital building in Washington. There is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gresham, Oregon
Absolutely the most stunning state capitol I have visited.

We took a guided tour which was basically private as my husband and I were the only two on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan A
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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416 Snider Avenue SE, Olympia, WA
+1 360-725-3000
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Reviewed yesterday

First time as an adults for this Oregonian to visit the capital building in Washington. There is so much to learn, from the one ton bronz doors to the Tiffany Chandeliers, how they came up with the idea for the state seal, were all that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a guided tour which was basically private as my husband and I were the only two on the tour. The docent that gave the tour was very knowledgeable and took time to answer any of our questions. Don't miss the Supreme Court building...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great time we had exploring the seat of government for Washington State. Great property and you must take the 1 hour tour to learn aome of the history. Also take a moment and head to the govenors office and see if he is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit and wander around the campus. The history of the Capitol is fascinating and you can take one of the tours to hear most of it.

Thank Nascar109
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the free capitol tour and it was very worthwhile, learned a lot about the building and the history. The art and architecture is stunning. All the light fixtures were made by Louis C. Tiffany and really are amazing. The grounds are very nice...More

Thank Sebastian825dlb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been in many capital cities I found this one to be very nice. The grounds have plenty of Green space.. things are laid out nicely. The capital building is surrounded​ by many state buildings. A real nice location and a great place to visit.

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the free approximately 1 hour tour of the Capitol Building in Olympia, the seat of the Washington State legislature. It contains the largest single collection of Tiffany & Co. light fixtures specially made for the building. The lamp that hangs in the rotunda...More

Thank byebye2u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Capitol building with its guided tour is one of five buildings in the complex. It is one of the most beautiful capitol buildings I have visited in my quest to visit each state capitol. Lauri, the guide was very knowledgeable and thorough in the...More

Thank irishsue70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I normally come to this memorial twice a year, and I find it peaceful, reconciling, and very calm. I just sit and think more deeply about it's actual events that occurred and ponder on this memorial structure and its' true meaning. I believe this stone...More

Thank PVLover51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful capitol I have ever seen in the US. The floor and most of the walls are covered with beautiful marbles. There are free tours which are very interesting and educational. Unlike California, there is no need to pass through security...More

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30 May 2017|
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Response from jameshF2154SF | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the are elevators and the guide I had accounted for all needs.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Yodatravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Elevators inside and wheelchair access.
6 March 2016|
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Response from mans00rg | Reviewed this property |
General public tours Guided public tours of the Washington State Legislative Building are offered seven days a week hourly--between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays, and between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekends... More