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New Mexico State Capitol (Roundhouse)

Open today: 07:00 - 18:00
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600 works of art - worth a visit

The New Mexico State Capitol is the Nation's only round state capitol and is nicknamed "the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reno NV
This state capital or great art gallery? Both!

We wandered into the this lovely building on a whim. We were surprised by the beautiful art works... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
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Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The New Mexico State Capitol is the Nation's only round state capitol and is nicknamed "the Roundhouse". Built in the 60s, the building was designed to resemble the Zia Sun Symbol when viewed from above. While the building is attractive and worth a quick visit,...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered into the this lovely building on a whim. We were surprised by the beautiful art works that graced every nook and cranny of this lovely capital building. Especially great on Friday afternoons when there are special exhibitions and knowledgeable volunteers to help you...More

Thank tastywords
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only round state capitol (and one of the newest), worth an hour to walk through and around and notice the accommodations for a low-population state. The main floor concourses are lined with interesting local art

Thank BigReedy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most unique capital building in the US. No golden dome. Just a roundhouse in the style of native American tribal houses. Lots of native art, pottery & weaving displays. The governors office is open to the public but the current Governor does not see...More

Thank leeweinland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was perhaps one our best visits a lot of beautiful art work displayed. This is a stop you must make to enjoy the the beautiful art work of NM. Make sure you make this a stop or you will regret it

Thank tgbader62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely check out the interior of the round statehouse building. It is full of amazing paintings, photos and sculptures, and they even have a walking tour guide at the front desk.

Thank LeeGarrison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were only a half dozen folks at the free 10 AM tour and our guide answered many questions in addition to her narrative. Hearing the history, current procedures and viewing the art was very informative. Park free by signing-in at the Visitor Center across...More

Thank Bchgrl9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besides enjoying the building's architecture, we found that the halls are filled with contemporary New Mexican art and we thought most of it interesting and delightful.

Thank Riverwest48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Santa Fe you must visit the state capital building. You don't go to see the building itself, however it was nice, you go for the art! While there are hundreds of art galleries in Santa Fe a local told us if...More

Thank Lonnie T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This building defies the common conception of a capitol building. It is more a work of art and the art displayed therein makes it an art gallery. Plus, the sculptures outside make the gardens an art show in and of itself. This building is clearly...More

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tom c
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Response from m p | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice wheel chairs. There are adequate elevators and east access to the chamber so limited walking is required and no stairs to climb.
tom c
19 September 2017|
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Response from Sallyloves2travel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have 1 wheelchair. We used it while we were there!
11 February 2016|
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Response from Casa S | Reviewed this property |
The best parking is across the street from the round house, I believe that is Galisteo street. That way you won't have to worry about feeding a meter. Enjoy your trip and Welcome to Santa Fe!