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Legislative Building

Raleigh, NC
+1 919-733-7929
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The home of the NC senate and House of Representatives is a striking building. It was built in 1963... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GoLeafs85
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The food is alright, not anything fancy. Not enough items to choose from, seems the same food... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Mingalaba2804
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Built as the first building in the U.S. to house a state general assembly.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“chamber” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The home of the NC senate and House of Representatives is a striking building. It was built in 1963 and designed by famed architect Edward Durell Stone. Stone also designed Radio City Music Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the sister office towers Chicago’s Aon Center...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The food is alright, not anything fancy. Not enough items to choose from, seems the same food items sold on the same day of the week.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Please come to visit soon, if you're only experience here was when you were a kid, you need to come back. If you visit on January 10, you'll find many Legislators here. If you are from North Carolina, this is Your building, and Your Representatives...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We came here on a class field trip. It was great having a tour guide to help us understand the design of the building and what activities occur here. Very educational! Every student should your this place!

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I wanted to see where the respective House and Senate representatives preside. The ladies at the welcome desk were super nice and provided a quick overview, along with a brochure of the building. I toured the various levels of the building to see the various...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I was in town and decided to stop by the capitol. Once at the capitol I realized the legislative branch no longer worked in this building. They had their own building about 1.5 blocks north of the capitol. I was there during the last few...More

Thank Josh W
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you are looking for one of those legislative buildings with 'wow' factor, this is most definitely not it. On the outside it looks like...a building. It is much more spacious than one would think on the inside, but it is not architecturally interesting, nor...More

Thank Everette W
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Although the building is approaching 60 years in age it has maintained a sense of openness for interactions with the representatives. The galleries that overlook the House and Senate are designed in a way to allow visitors excellent viewing of the deliberations. the roof top...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

I work a block away from the Legislative Building and walk over quite often to get a meal or salad to go. It' pretty busy when the legislature is in session but you have a better selection of food.

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I enjoy going there as a tourist. Maintained well and the hearings are educational. It is a nice place to visit . And see government legislature at work.

Thank sophiedog6123
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