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Address: 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone Number: +1 651-296-2881
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Note: The Minnesota State Capitol is currently closed to the public through...

Note: The Minnesota State Capitol is currently closed to the public through early 2017 for restoration.

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Under Construction/Restoration

Minnesota's state Capitol is a beautiful structure both inside and out. It is under restoration and not open to the public at present. It is expected to re-open in early 2017... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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859 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We are on our quest to visit every state capitol and were disappointed this one was shrouded in scaffolding and canvas with the grounds all fenced off and under extensive renovation. Our pictures will reflect a building under construction. Beautiful, grounds on a sunny, clear day. Difficult to stop since parking seems limited and roads around the area are under... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Minnesota's state Capitol is a beautiful structure both inside and out. It is under restoration and not open to the public at present. It is expected to re-open in early 2017. Many beautiful surprises have been found by the meticulous craft persons who are doing the work. It will be so exciting to see this incredible building returned to it's... More 

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Pflugerville, Texas
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was so excited about the visit to the State Capitol (on my bucket list to visit every US capitol), but very disappointed that the building was completely closed and fenced off. Could not even walk on the grounds. Next time.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I moved to Saint Paul two years ago and I have yet to see this building not shrouded in scaffolding. I am sure it will look great one all the work is done.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This building is made of a beautiful and unusual marble. It is currently covered in scaffolding but the parts that are visible are gorgeous. The entire area is also worth walking through as there are many monuments that basically lead to the cathedral which is a must see.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I work blocks away from the capital and teach English to immigrants and refugees. This building has been regoing renovations for years. We have gone there twice, as the students are curious about it, and have been disappointed, only able to see very little of the building. Until the work has been done, I do not recommend going there.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Walked around the building last week. You can visit the offices, but the dome is under construction. The offices are small but the staff friendly. I really came at the wrong time of year.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We turned up today 13 August and the site was closed for Reno. All some closed off so give give it a miss for a while or ring and check before you turn up.

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Thank Tony M
Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took the light rail out to this stop. We expected it to be beautiful, & I'm sure it is, but at present it's under wraps having a large amount of renovation. The gardens & sculptures in front of Capitol are beautiful.

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Westchester, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Had this facility on our to-do list when visiting St Paul but had not realized the building and grounds were closed for renovation. The dome was shrouded by scaffolding and the grounds were all torn up. Had been looking forward to seeing the facility.

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