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Minnesota State Capitol

Closed Now: 08:30 - 17:00
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What a building!

The state Capitol Building has been renovated in recent years at a cost of over $300million and it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anne B
Preston, United Kingdom
Worth a look

I did a quick self guided tour due to time constraints. The building is well maintained and all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Perth, Australia
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The state Capitol Building has been renovated in recent years at a cost of over $300million and it shows. It is SO impressive. We took thevery informative guided tour, which lasts an hour and takes you to the supreme court, the House of Representatives, the...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did a quick self guided tour due to time constraints. The building is well maintained and all personnel I encountered were helpful and polite. I believe renovations were only completed last year. The rotunda with the crystal chandeliers is stunning. The toilets are also...More

Thank maisy33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the time. Brett (?) Was great, very knowledgeable. Artwork us amazing. View from the roof and the gold leaf quadriga were stunning. Recent restoration was brilliantly done. And it's all free!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived in Saint Paul at 2pm on a Saturday and headed straight here as it closes at 3pm on a Saturday. The surrounding roads were very empty so finding a parking meter was very easy - just make sure that you take enough time...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by as we were in town. You’ll not be disappointed if you take the tour. Steve our guide was very passionate and enthusiastic during the whole tour of the State Capitol building and so informative. Beautiful decor throughout. We were surprised there were no...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be the most beautiful capitol building of any state. I believe it was renovated a few years ago and it is stunning. You can enter on most days and walk around just to marvel at the workmanship and art. I would suggest...More

Thank joemess44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Minnesota's capitol building is a grand and elegant structure. If you see one thing in St. Paul, this should be it. All parking is for fee, so be sure to allow time to find parking and walk to the building. Our tour guide was great...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The capital building is stunning. Especially the gold horses-must se. Complete multi million dollar renovation is complete. Breathtaking and magnificent architecture is gorgeous and authentic. Ez access by public transportation is best. While close to the Cathederal, walking is not recommended. Public transportation would be...More

Thank W7325BFmikeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Road trip! This is the fourth state Capitol we have visited on this road trip and ranks as one of the most beautiful we have seen. The tour is only about 45 minutes, but you are free to roam most of the building and see...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I am trying to get to all 50 state capitols and I'm half way there. Minnesota has one of the prettiest yet. Beautiful architecture inside and out. We did not take a guided tour but saw many tours in progress with young children. The guides...More

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3 December 2016|
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Response from pastry-and-poetry | Reviewed this property |
The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017. Public guided tours will return Jan. 3. 45-minute guided tours will be offered on the hour, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, 1 to 3 pm. They are free.
Gisselle L
8 May 2015|
Response from Pip18Wisconsin | Reviewed this property |
Hi ---Initially the state capital was going to be in Stillwater. I believe St. Paul was picked because it was on the Mississippi River and there was lots of travel there. Otherwise --- check the state capital site and it... More