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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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visit newly restored Capital

My Friend and I went on a tour of the newly restored capital, The building is beautiful the history... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Newly Renovated Capitol

Enjoyed a guided tour in the newly renovated capitol. Stunning improvements that every taxpayer... read more

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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • 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 yesterday

My Friend and I went on a tour of the newly restored capital, The building is beautiful the history is fascinating and the staff were warm and receptive. We stayed much longer than the 1-2 hours recommended.

Thank men3cats2
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed a guided tour in the newly renovated capitol. Stunning improvements that every taxpayer ought to see. Due to ice, we were not able to get out to see the gold horses. Excellent tour guide who was very knowledgeable about history of artwork.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol and was very impressed. Tour guide was excellent. The tour took just the right amount of time. Not too long, not too short.

Thank swiss7615
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful setting and the most impressive state capital in the Midwest. Our Governor and legislature spent over 3 million to restore this landmark. The marble look granite is polished to a beautiful luster. The tour includes the history of the building and the improvements....More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit but parking was very expensive and a mess. Do not use the website for parking advise. Call and ask directly about parking. Most people we saw did non guided tours. We had a guided tour but they prefer donations even though...More

Thank snugglesiniowa
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The MN capitol is a beautiful, Cass Gilbert building, that Minnesotans can be very proud of. The view up close and from a distance does not disappoint.It has recently been renovated. One can take a guided or self-guided tour.

Thank europewithKellynRyan
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a majestic, beautiful building. The architect, Cass Gilbert, pulled out all the stops. The recent restoration was done with care and authenticity. The domed ceiling is really awe-inspiring. It's free and easy to access. Definitely worth a quick walk through if you're in...More

Thank TravelSketchbook
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My neck hurts from looking up EVERYWHERE, but it's a good hurt! I need to go back and keep looking down in case I missed something. The renovation was done so very well - I hope the people who worked on that project feel proud...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I’m kind of a Capitol building nerd in that I grab every chance I get to tour state Capitol buildings. So while staying in Minneapolis for a few days I journeyed to St. Paul for a tour. In short, it was an A+! Our guide...More

Thank westiesrule1234
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The newly renovated MN State Capitol has to be one of the finest in the country. It is beautifully situation on the capitol grounds, overlooking downtown St. Paul and the St. Paul Cathedral. I highly recommend a tour (free) and a visit to the roof...More

Thank Jim G
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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.
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