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Washington State Capital Museum

211 21st Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
+1 360-753-2580
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We Loved It

What a beautiful building, if you can time it to make one of the tours please do but even if you... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
United States
Beauty Museum

Love this place. It's a great place to go for a nice trip with the family. Even if your not a... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Cody V
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Small museum near the Capitol building.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
11 Feb 2017
“We Loved It”
29 Jan 2017
“Beauty Museum”
211 21st Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
+1 360-753-2580
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

What a beautiful building, if you can time it to make one of the tours please do but even if you can't, the building is amazing just to stroll around. Great history

Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Love this place. It's a great place to go for a nice trip with the family. Even if your not a history buff you can check out the amazing deco.

1  Thank Cody V
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I had enjoy this place, it has so much rich history and the beauty within the building, evening outside is beautiful. I love for what it stand for and how the system is manage. I recommend this place for anybody that wants...More

1  Thank Nelly D
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The docents do a great job of giving visitors an overview of the capital itself and those things that make it special. Tours are on the hour and the one that we were on was just my son and I. It gave us the opportunity...More

Thank nat1225
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Although a lot of people have mistakenly reviewed this as the state capital, this listing actually refers to the state capital MUSEUM on 21st Avenue, which has been closed since April, 2014. Too bad, because it was really a nice little museum.

8  Thank dianam41
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Provides great history of Washington State. Recommend coupling it with a Capitol tour to enjoy the full experience!

1  Thank Austin K
Reviewed 30 September 2014

construction made it hard to get around and the capital was much better. sort of a statewide welcome station than a true capital museum

1  Thank m v
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We did a self guided tour of the museum. Their were many displays -- paintings, sculptures, etc. Even artwork done by various school children in the area.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Located in the old Lord Mansion, the museum is a little hard to locate. Use GPS to find. Give yourself 1 hr to tour the limited content. The museum is primarily historic/modern photos of Olympia "then and now" with accompanying text. Most of the info...More

5  Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 7 February 2014

First, many people are confused about the Capital museum, wondering 1) why it's not in the domed building down the street and b) why they misspelled the name. The museum is really about the city, the Capital, not the building. Technically, Washington does not have...More

2  Thank Brimsmith
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