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Illinois State Capitol

207 S Club House Dr, Springfield, IL 62706-0001
+1 217-782-2099
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Building is beautiful inside and out

See the beautiful art inside IL Capitol. Visited on a Friday afternoon and it was a ghost town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S S
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Tinley Park, Illinois
Overall rating is for the building only, not customer service.

My family visited this capitol building on a Sunday during business hours. We were met outside by a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christine n
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Historic Greek Revival building that serves as Illinois' State Capitol and was the site of many cases tried by Abraham Lincoln.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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207 S Club House Dr, Springfield, IL 62706-0001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

See the beautiful art inside IL Capitol. Visited on a Friday afternoon and it was a ghost town inside and Air Conditioning was cranked up super duper cold on the day we visited ( turn down the thermostat and you would save some money). Only...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family visited this capitol building on a Sunday during business hours. We were met outside by a capitol police officer who asked us what are business was. We told him we would like to tour the capitol building. He stated that we were allowed...More

2  Thank christine n
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off...we had Dorothy as our guide...she was fantastic. She knows her stuff, she knows her history, she knows so much. She made this tour. The things we saw were awesome. Well worth it!!!

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to go in and walk up several floors. There are tours available but we just wanted to wander around and see the building. Beautiful building.

Thank lisaschmidt498
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a beautiful building. The architecture is fantastic and the dome is worth the trip. The dome on this is close to the one on the old state capitol building built in the 1840s. The chambers of this capitol building has been featured...More

1  Thank randyw36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went into the State Capitol to see the dome which was worth the visit. The dome itself was beautiful and the decorations around it excellent.

Thank Jocar256
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See my photo of the Illinois State Capitol building. I notice the dome is consistent with the dome on the Old State Capitol Building. Downtown Springfield Il is a great open place to stroll around and enjoy the outside park areas.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happened to catch a tour when we walked in. Normally we don't go on tours and prefer to just wonder on our own but decided to chance it this time. We were very happy. Our tour guide was great. She walked us through...More

Thank TravelingShanti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the most beautiful capitol we have seen. Took the tour and it was well done. Senate was in special session so it made the capitol busy - which was fun to see.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inside of the Capitol Building is well worth seeing. A guided tour, every hour, except noon to 1:00 PM, is very informative. They have Gallery seating in both the House & Senate rooms available. Interesting when they are in session. The view of the...More

Thank TravelMan556
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anitha p
16 June 2016|
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Response from mysummervacation2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sat open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. closed 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch.....if you have the chance to go see it, it worth it....
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Eikelman
26 April 2015|
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Response from mysummervacation2015 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking around the capital with parking meters. The longest is am hour at a time. I believe...I was there last year and they had some kind of construction going on, and out side they had a temporary walk way. You... More
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Ruthie L
17 April 2015|
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Response from LongIslandBarry | Reviewed this property |
I'm a stranger here myself, but other than these other informative answers, why not just call the Capitol and ask about making specific arrangements?
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