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The Capitol is located on top of the hill in the middle of the hill among the other government buildings. Just walking around the capitol park and take photos of this historic landmark is worth a visit. And if you have time, take a free...More
One hour tour of a beautiful Capitol building. Knowledgeable, sometimes humorous guide. He talked about “Mr Jefferson “ like he knew him.
They have built an underground visitor center accessible from 10th and Bank Street. Plenty of free on street parking on weekends. Weekdays could...More
We have been impressed everywhere here in Richmond by the reception and tour staff we have met. Here at the Capitol Building even the security staff welcomed us. Our guide, Sylvia was exceptional as she enlightened us about the renovation work, historical significance, some personal...More
On our tour of Virginia we visited many historical sites, many with guided tours. Our guided tour of the capitol building in Richmond was by far the best, Mark the guide (also I think the tour manager) was brilliant!! He knows EVERYTHING about the building...More
I would recommend visiting the capitol to anyone with even the slightest interest in American History (or in architecture or sculpture). It was truly a fascinating place to visit and the staff could not have been more gracious and welcoming. I had a terrific tour...More
This was a wonderful historic sight.it took about 1 hour . We did our own tour and encountered a lady on the second floor desk who was delightful. She was very knowledgeable about the Capital and some recent history facts of the renovation.
We enjoyed the visitor exhibit area and the chance to view the original delegate chamber of this Jefferson designed building. The statue of Robert E. Lee standing in its center, with Davis and Stephens' busts on the wall behind is a reminder that in many...More
We've lived in northern Virginia for over 32 years but never visited our Capitol Building. We had high expectations having heard from others, and this tour did not disappoint. The building has so much history and new underground visitor entrance and exhibits are a great...More
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. It was fascinating both on the architectural side of things as well as the history that took place in this space. Very nicely presented and to be in the places that were so historically significant to the birth of...More
Metered parking (two hour maximum) is available on streets adjacent to the state capitol: Broad St, Grace St, 14th St, Main St, 10th St, and Bank St near the capitol visitor entrance. Pay lots are available on Grace St, 3... More
Metered parking (two hour maximum) is available on streets adjacent to the state capitol: Broad St, Grace St, 14th St, Main St, 10th St, and Bank St near the capitol visitor entrance. Pay lots are available on Grace St, 3 blocks west of the capitol, also at main and 14th streets. Commercial parking decks are available on 8th St between Grace St and Main St.