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Limited seating and more Lobbyist than reps in the building

I was in town and decided to stop by the capitol. Once at the capitol I realized the legislative... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Josh W
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Fargo, North Dakota
This is OK.

If you are looking for one of those legislative buildings with 'wow' factor, this is most... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Everette W
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Built as the first building in the U.S. to house a state general assembly.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
29 Jun 2017
“Limited seating and more Lobbyist than reps in the building”
16 Mar 2017
“Government in action”
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Raleigh, NC
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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
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
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
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.

1  Thank Brenda H
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
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Even though many elected officials, lobbyists and school groups visit and use this building to see lawmakers in action, don’t miss this architectural treasure trove of skylights, indoor fountains, polished brass and vintage modern furniture from the 1960s. Walk up the stairs with the plush...More

Thank Emy L
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I enjoyed seeing the Legislative Building. You can go upstairs and look down into the current house and senate chambers. Worth a short visit.

Thank theheatonfamily
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

The Legislature Building is a unique building with lots of excesses. For example inside it has gold plated drinking fountains and an air conditioned and heated garage. Has a snack bar and cafeteria downstairs. Lots of school groups visit. Go to the museums across the...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We stopped in on a whim while touring some other attractions. We were treated warmly and given nice information by the greeters. The building was fairly quiet, and we wandered around admiring the view, nice marble, lovely gardening and water features as well as state...More

Thank snippychick
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Our legislative building is somewhat unique but would not win any architectural awards. It is kind of boring and not very inviting.

Thank John F
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