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Washington State Capitol

416 Snider Avenue SE, Olympia, WA
+1 360-725-3000
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History of WA State

Anytime of year is great. Great for families and children. So much to see. Every four years is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dee M M
Olympia, Washington
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Free education and relaxing fun for entire family. Here in our own Back Yard of things to do for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Olympia, Washington
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  • Average2%
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416 Snider Avenue SE, Olympia, WA
+1 360-725-3000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Anytime of year is great. Great for families and children. So much to see. Every four years is the Governor's Inaugural Ball which is the biggest party of the year and all non political. Lots of seafood featured, lots of other food, adult beverages and...More

Thank Dee M M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Free education and relaxing fun for entire family. Here in our own Back Yard of things to do for free Olympia WA. History, architecture, views and easy walking. Take a guided tour of Capital building or wonder on your own with a helpful staff for...More

Thank 789joyce
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It needs cleaning, they don't upkeep the building appearance like they would in DC (same building materials)

Thank kaponflores
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though we had been at Seattle for many years and have passed through Olympia and Tacoma many times never visited the State Capitol. This time on our way to Saint Helen we decided to visit and spend few hours. The visit is worth. The Buildings...More

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We flew into Portland and drove up to Olympia and Tacoma to see two cities we had not seen before while in the area. Naturally we visited the state capitol while in Olympia. It was nothing extraordinary, but it is a must see. You can...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the capitol to see it for the first time and to take some photos while I was visiting to compete in the Mrs. Washington pageant held in Olympia. It has beautiful grounds and the buildings are something to see too. I went...More

Thank anitae2
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of the most beautiful capitols in our nation. If you can't stomach DC come here for almost the same architecture, spring cherry blossoms and much less traffic.

Thank WestforkGal
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I was immediately impressed by how this building had been maintained. There is a lot of marble, bronze and sandstone. There is a massive chandalier the size of a VW bug in the center of the building. You could actually sit upstairs and watch the...More

Thank douonetwo
Reviewed 26 May 2017

You must go here and get a free tour of this absolutely beautiful building. You can tour it on your own as well, but it's more educational with the free tour. If your lucky you can even watch congress in session (or whatever they call...More

1  Thank EHRH2014
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It was a beautiful day! These building were built in the late 1800's and they are magnificent. It's really worth the stop and make sure you take the hour tour.

Thank Arthur S
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30 May 2017|
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Response from jameshF2154SF | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the are elevators and the guide I had accounted for all needs.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Yodatravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Elevators inside and wheelchair access.
6 March 2016|
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Response from mans00rg | Reviewed this property |
General public tours Guided public tours of the Washington State Legislative Building are offered seven days a week hourly--between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays, and between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekends... More