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Minnesota State Capitol

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Great Restoration

Restoration is fantastic. The building was impressive and is even more so after building's... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Don C
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The Minnesota State Capitol is gorgeous! The exterior was even more glorious because the leaves... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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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 27 October 2017 via mobile

Restoration is fantastic. The building was impressive and is even more so after building's restoration. Much has been restored and the intricate ceilings have been cleaned and refurbished. You can take you're own walking tour or a 45 minute walking guided tour. If you take...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Minnesota State Capitol is gorgeous! The exterior was even more glorious because the leaves were starting to turn color. The grounds were pristine and really came to life in the sunlight. Once inside, my husband and I viewed the Rotunda dome with the vibrant...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This capitol building is beautiful. They have just completed a multi year renovation bringing it back to looking like it did when it was originally built. The free guided tour was worth taking. You learn quite a bit about the history of the building and...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Smacks of a time and a place. Took the tour offered by the docent. Showed the influence that the Civil War had on the lectors of Minnesota at that time. Fantastic job of restoration on the building.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Capitol Building has an awesome architecture with complete beautiful marble and granite interiors. However, the highlight was seeing the in-use senate chamber and the court chamber. You can't enter these chambers but you can go right till the gates. We were in a hurry...More

Thank Aniruddha P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Take the free tour of the capitol to hear the stories of the building, its uses and more. The tour will get you into the actual senate and house chambers. Some tours take you to the roof to see the statuary with golden horses. The...More

Thank kate c
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Minnesota state capitol is a beautiful place. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and helpful. We were able to see the many parts of the building including the quadriga on the top of the capital. We had a few people on out tour with mobility...More

Thank Marin777
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Minnesota capital has, without a doubt, the most visitor friendly website I have seen, which lays out clearly information about tours and tour times. They take great pride in their capital building and they should. All the staff we encountered were friendly, helpful and...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A great place for one of the most beautiful and functional State Capitols in the country. It was designed by Cass Gilbert and has probably the most historical art of any capitol. It was remodeled in the past few years to it's past historical beauty.

Thank gkthomp
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you enjoy opulence, I recommend. Cass Gilbert was the key architect and a tour is well worth while. Tours are offered year round and free or low cost. It is indeed a grand grand building and worth a visit.

Thank SojournMN
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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