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Minnesota State Capitol

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Parking expensive/mess

We enjoyed our visit but parking was very expensive and a mess. Do not use the website for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cedar rapids
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Beautiful capitol

The MN capitol is a beautiful, Cass Gilbert building, that Minnesotans can be very proud of. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit but parking was very expensive and a mess. Do not use the website for parking advise. Call and ask directly about parking. Most people we saw did non guided tours. We had a guided tour but they prefer donations even though...More

Thank snugglesiniowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The MN capitol is a beautiful, Cass Gilbert building, that Minnesotans can be very proud of. The view up close and from a distance does not disappoint.It has recently been renovated. One can take a guided or self-guided tour.

Thank europewithKellynRyan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a majestic, beautiful building. The architect, Cass Gilbert, pulled out all the stops. The recent restoration was done with care and authenticity. The domed ceiling is really awe-inspiring. It's free and easy to access. Definitely worth a quick walk through if you're in...More

Thank TravelSketchbook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My neck hurts from looking up EVERYWHERE, but it's a good hurt! I need to go back and keep looking down in case I missed something. The renovation was done so very well - I hope the people who worked on that project feel proud...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’m kind of a Capitol building nerd in that I grab every chance I get to tour state Capitol buildings. So while staying in Minneapolis for a few days I journeyed to St. Paul for a tour. In short, it was an A+! Our guide...More

Thank westiesrule1234
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The newly renovated MN State Capitol has to be one of the finest in the country. It is beautifully situation on the capitol grounds, overlooking downtown St. Paul and the St. Paul Cathedral. I highly recommend a tour (free) and a visit to the roof...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This has always been a beautiful building, and among the most beautiful of all Capitols, including the one in Washington, D.C. It was closed to the public for renovations after about a century. We saw it shortly before it closed, then came back this summer...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We're not from Minnesota but we visited the State Capitol and took the tour to see the Governor's reception room, the Supreme Court, the House and Senate chambers and the rest of the building. The restoration has made the Capitol a beautiful place to visit...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Restoration is fantastic. The building was impressive and is even more so after building's restoration. Much has been restored and the intricate ceilings have been cleaned and refurbished. You can take you're own walking tour or a 45 minute walking guided tour. If you take...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The Minnesota State Capitol is gorgeous! The exterior was even more glorious because the leaves were starting to turn color. The grounds were pristine and really came to life in the sunlight. Once inside, my husband and I viewed the Rotunda dome with the vibrant...More

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4 December 2016|
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Response from pastry-and-poetry | Reviewed this property |
The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017. Public guided tours will return Jan. 3. 45-minute guided tours will be offered on the hour, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, 1 to 3 pm. They are free.
Gisselle L
8 May 2015|
Response from Pip18Wisconsin | Reviewed this property |
Hi ---Initially the state capital was going to be in Stillwater. I believe St. Paul was picked because it was on the Mississippi River and there was lots of travel there. Otherwise --- check the state capital site and it... More