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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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The renovation makes this place shine

I must admit, I am biased here. As a life-long Minnesotan, I first visited the capitol as a child... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pitufo00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
a must see in St Paul

this magnificent building offers such wonderful insights into the state of Minnesota...for visitors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jandghubbard
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 good30%
  • Average9%
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I must admit, I am biased here. As a life-long Minnesotan, I first visited the capitol as a child for school field trips. I remember then being able to go up onto the roof and actually touch the backsides of the horses of the quadriga....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

this magnificent building offers such wonderful insights into the state of Minnesota...for visitors and locals. We had a superb guide called Carol who brought the building to life. It is a building that integrates art, architecture, history, politics and social issues par excellence. Don't miss...More

Thank jandghubbard
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Minnesota State Capital with visiting friends from Montana on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The MN state capital just finished a full renovation of the building inside and out. For many years, visitors were not allowed to go up to see the 'golden...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

need a good pair of walking shoes, walked all the way from Saint Paul Cathedral which is not that far, a few block away. tour is free, very knowledgeable guide, keep it very clean. very friendly staff.

Thank wakisobol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mary our tour guide did a wonderful job. The renovated Capitol is beautiful. Definitely worth the visit to see the changes and hear the history

Thank MPRMAB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently renovated. Take the guided tour so you can get to the roof to see the "golden horses." The guided tour leaves on the hour and lasts about 45 minutes. Suggest a $5 donation to Minnesota Historical Siciety. Several public parking lots nearby as well...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All there. State capital buildings are boring, right? Wrong! From tidbits about how many gophers to architecture history to beautiful paintings---there's something here for anybody! Don't miss taking a tour--our guide was informative, entertaining and funny!

Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restoration is complete and they did a magnificent job. Previously many of the paintings on the ceilings were so faded they were hard to see. Many of the ceiling paintings are done in pastel colors which made them very hard to see. But now...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh off a $350m renovation the Capital has (literally) never looked better. There are free guided tours which are wonderful. A must see for anyone!

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The State Captiol was the first of its kind I had the pleasure to visit. It was a truly memorable experience and I would love to visit again. Particularly interesting were the portraits of Minnesota Governors

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rdb88
4 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.
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Gisselle L
8 May 2015|
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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
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