We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Idaho State Capitol Building

700 W Jefferson St, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
+1 208-332-1012
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 15.00*
and up
Boise Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop” (49 reviews)
“white marble” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
700 W Jefferson St, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
CONTACT
Website
+1 208-332-1012
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Boise
from USD 180.00
More Info
from USD 73.00
More Info
from USD 149.00
More Info
from USD 88.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (588)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"gift shop"
in 49 reviews
"governor's office"
in 18 reviews
"white marble"
in 16 reviews
"liberty bell"
in 12 reviews
"bottom floor"
in 12 reviews
"garden level"
in 11 reviews
"nice building"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful capital"
in 9 reviews
"great architecture"
in 7 reviews
"legislative chambers"
in 6 reviews
"open to the public"
in 17 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 29 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 6 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 7 reviews
"downtown boise"
in 18 reviews
"rotunda"
in 43 reviews
Filter

21 - 30 of 558 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Idaho State Capitol is history in action. Be sure to book a tour so you see the important and interesting things. It is a fascinating building with a story to tell. Be certain to wear comfortable shoes, preferably ones with rubber soles. The marble...More

Thank Annie19a
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We ran out of time in Boise and didn't go into the Capital, but the building is beautiful. We stopped and took pics.

Thank rfuchs0917
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Lots of fun history...got see a wedding take place. Enjoyed looking in to the different areas. Most of all I loved the US flag hanging it made me proud to be an American.

Thank Nydia T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We wandered without agenda through this light and airy capitol. It was satisfying to hear how the recent (ish) remodel reopened the natural light... it really is a special feel. I wish the Stars and Stripes weren’t hogging the light in the rotunda, it spoiled...More

Thank Catriona R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 February 2018

You realize this is a building for THE PEOPLE of IDAHO! A great place to take the family for one of their historic tours. The description of the updates and modernization are fascinating. It is a mini version of the US Capitol Chambers. So beautiful!...More

Thank mk n
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We decided to walk around and take photos of the outside and inside of the state capitol. There are tours, but we opted not to do this.

Thank keturah627
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful building with wonderful history and a place to make Idahoans proud. We loved the architecture and statuary. Very cool to go to the Lincoln room and talk to State leadership.

Thank Becky P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and centrally located. City was clean and nice to visit at night. Safe. Beautiful views and landscape. Cleanest city I’ve ever EVER seen

Thank Kawana K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Capitol renovated just a few years ago. Both functional and beautiful. Easy to visit, historical displays. Enjoy. Easy walk around downtown.

Thank Chuck S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I visit the Capitol Building quite frequently and always find something I missed before. If you have never been take the tour. Also, if you are there during the legislative session stop by the gallery and watch.

Thank N108INstevenb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 59 hotels in Boise
Hyatt Place Boise/Downtown
149 reviews
.44 km away
The Grove Hotel
956 reviews
.54 km away
Hotel 43
316 reviews
.60 km away
Safari Inn Downtown
151 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bittercreek Alehouse
447 reviews
.26 km away
10 Barrel Brewing Co.
319 reviews
.25 km away
Boise Fry Company
325 reviews
.25 km away
Wild Root Cafe & Market
64 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Freak Alley Gallery
120 reviews
.28 km away
St. John's Cathedral
55 reviews
.36 km away
North End
31 reviews
.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
eddie550
31 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from danddavis | Reviewed this property |
Free of charge and way worth it.
1
Vote
sans g
3 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
The regular tours are Monday - Friday at 10am and 1pm each day.
0
Votes
schindlerkins
19 August 2015|
Answer
Response from Michelle O | Property representative |
Hello, If the dog is a service animal, it is welcome in the building. For all other animals, we request they do stay outside. Thank you for your question.
0
Votes
;