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.

Minnesota State Capitol

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful capitol

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
europewithKellynRyan
,
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
Stunning.

This is a majestic, beautiful building. The architect, Cass Gilbert, pulled out all the stops. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TravelSketchbook
,
Brooklyn, New York
Read all 251 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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%
Travellers talk about
“cass gilbert” (14 reviews)
“supreme court” (14 reviews)
“guided tour” (18 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
LOCATION
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
CONTACT
Website
+1 651-296-2881
Write a Review
Reviews (251)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 6 days 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This capitol building is beautiful. They have just completed a multi year renovation bringing it back to looking like it did when it was originally built. The free guided tour was worth taking. You learn quite a bit about the history of the building and...More

Thank Jim B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
El Bravo Mexican Restaurant
9 reviews
.40 km away
Mickey's Diner
418 reviews
.87 km away
Ruam Mit Thai
113 reviews
.84 km away
Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza
125 reviews
.74 km away
Nearby Attractions
Candyland
20 reviews
.96 km away
Cathedral of Saint Paul
790 reviews
1.03 km away
Xcel Energy Center
528 reviews
1.13 km away
Minnesota History Center
489 reviews
.64 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
rdb88
4 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes
Gisselle L
8 May 2015|
Answer
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
0
Votes