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Pennsylvania State Capitol

Third Street, ird Street d Street Street reet et, Harrisburg, PA 17101
+1 800-868-7672
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Wedding pictures.

I recently got married on state street in may of 2017. As many couples do after they get married... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dan A
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State Capital

The PA state capital building is one of the most beautiful of all the states. I have been to many... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Teddy Roosevelt declared that this Italian Renaissance-style building was “the handsomest building I ever saw”. Indeed, the State Capitol, with its vaulted dome and grand staircase and the murals and painted floors inside, is thing to behold.
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Third Street, ird Street d Street Street reet et, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I recently got married on state street in may of 2017. As many couples do after they get married in the area, we went to the capitol steps to take pictures. The pictures turned out great and it was a nice convenient spot.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The PA state capital building is one of the most beautiful of all the states. I have been to many of them and while many are nice, PA's is a leader.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Eddie Murphy movie "The Distinguished Gentleman" was filmed in this state Capitol building because it's far more photogenic than the federal one is. If you just go see one, this is the one to see. Built (rebuilt from scratch) in 1906 with an East...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a very nice building but how can you gove something a positive review with such crooked criminal politicians that lurk here.

Thank Michael Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the visit, but parking was confusing. Expectedly, you have to put your belongings through a scanner and empty your pockets and walk through a metal detector. No big deal. It's busy place. There was a press conference going on for a sports team that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is amazing inside and out. There is so much art inside the building.The tour gude was excellent. She packed a lot of knowlege in a short time. There is also a free color guide to the building that is worth takinghome as a...More

Thank 932Charles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love history and visiting state capitals is a great way to take in some local historical facts!! This capital building is absolutely beautiful and we had a GREAT tour guide. Highly recommended for older kids/teens/adults!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those who did not know, the Pennsylvania State Capital building was copied after the Nation's Capital in Washington DC. A must see when visiting Harrisburg.

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building inside and out is a sight to see. The architecture is amazing and awe inspiring as soon as you walk in. There is a 30 minute tour that takes you all around including both the house and senate as well as the supreme...More

Thank wolfman2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the state Capital on a few occasions for graduation ceremonies and we were surprised at the beautiful art and design within the building. We had lived so close to this venue and never took the time to go see it until we...More

Thank Vicki I
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I have seen the fountain look red, on occasion. I remember thinking that someone put too much red into the fountain works. But I am sure that it was in October, and when they had tinted the fountain pink for Breast Cancer... More
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Tours are available. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 9:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sundays and most holidays Call 1-800-868-7672 to schedule In addition to visiting the Welcome Center, you may... More
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