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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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Educational and Fun!

It wasn't until I took a tour that I realized that there is so much about Minnesota that I don't... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Very nice

Such a nice buiding with really friendly people. You can walk around and look at everything and... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

It wasn't until I took a tour that I realized that there is so much about Minnesota that I don't know. The Capitol is almost done undergoing a massive renovation. If you haven't been here before or its been awhile, you've got to go on...More

1  Thank HBR2000
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Such a nice buiding with really friendly people. You can walk around and look at everything and they will answer any questions you have.

1  Thank Snickerdoddle
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Stopped in for a legislative day the rotunda is just beautiful in fact the total building is magnificent. Enjoyed a couple three photo ops. Even caught a event.

2  Thank surestop
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The newly restored Minneosota State capitol has undergone a massive restoration project, and is now once again open to the public.

1  Thank Mary F
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...More

Thank Knox10SC
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...More

Thank M G
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.

Thank TravelTrooper1026
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.

Thank Tonylikestravel
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...More

Thank Pdxgirl2015
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...More

Thank pastry-and-poetry
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I would like to know if tours are being offered at the State Capitol? How much do they cost? What are the opening hours? Are the tours by appointment only or can you just show up?
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.
Janet N
I watched a youtube video with my students about the State Capitol and they mentioned that the chandelier in the building was lit once a year. When is it lit and why? My 2nd graders and I would like to know. We have quite a few guesses.
27 March 2016|
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How did Minnesota get its state capitol?
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