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State Capitol

500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-5007
+1 605-773-3765
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Nice drive

Drove around the capital. Being from texas so surprised we could get so close. Even drove around... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shannon S
Weatherford, Texas
via mobile
State Capitol in Pierre

We loved it! The art work that is there is simply some of the best paintings I have ever seen of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
United States
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This stunning Greek Revival building completed in 1910 was at first modernized and later, in 1989, restored to its original magnificence, making it the most fully restored capitol building in the U.S. Self-guided and free guided tours are available.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-5007
+1 605-773-3765
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Drove around the capital. Being from texas so surprised we could get so close. Even drove around the Gov. Mansion!

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved it! The art work that is there is simply some of the best paintings I have ever seen of individual people. The grounds were very beautiful too! The only reason I didn't give them an excellent review is that it was so hot...More

Thank cindyn919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a walking tour around the city. Love all the sculptures of the past governors around the city. Didn't have the opportunity to venture inside, but others in my group did, and were impressed - I just peeked inside.

Thank Kit M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds are nice but need better maintenance by the visitors center. The lady at the gift shop was very friendly and nice to talk with.

Thank lak426
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds have life-size bronze figures showing diverse soldiers near the water feature. The inside is really beautiful with models showing previous first-ladies in their formal dresses. Notice the old-time iron railroad bridge above the road with very low clearance near the Capitol.

Thank norman v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will not want to miss a walk around the State Capitol. It has a beautiful lake and treelined sidewalks and veterans memorials and statues. The views are stunning.

Thank CHBrooke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a beautiful setting for a capitol. Park, little lake, art and statues around. Nice picture taking.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a cool space dedicated to the capital! Could spend hours walking around it & enjoying the nature.

Thank Apmec
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We took a guided tour given by a knowledgeable guide who showed us round and embellished the tour with tales and background stories that illuminated the visit. A quaint, old fashioned capitol with few airs and graces (except perhaps the dolls collection) and some would...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 7 June 2017

take the self guided tour and walk the lake. what a wonderful facility -- you can even walk right into the Governors office!!

Thank stlcathy
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Shelly L
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
Last day to view the trees is Dec 26th as far as I recall.