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State Capitol Building

600 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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The capital was cool; the guide not so much

The North Dakota capitol is not very impressive on the outside, but very lovely on the inside. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PhoenixRobin
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Phoenix
State Capitol

Fun time to visit is after they have set up the yearly Christmas tree. Also make a point to make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary B
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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“top floor” (17 reviews)
“art deco” (14 reviews)
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600 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The North Dakota capitol is not very impressive on the outside, but very lovely on the inside. It is one of four capitol buildings that is not designed in the traditional domed style (Florida, Louisiana and Nebraska being the other three) but rather more of...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun time to visit is after they have set up the yearly Christmas tree. Also make a point to make it up to the top floor to view the entire city of Bismarck.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ride guide was very well learned, very patient with inquistive youngsters, & us senior citizens too. This State Capital had quite a View of the town Bismark from the top of the building, and in a 4 or more direction s. The tour guide...More

Thank Kay6677
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The North Dakota state Capitol is unique because it is one of only two or so in the USA that is not a dome. It is one of the most accessible capitols because you can actually drive right onto the grounds and park. The grasses...More

Thank Joseph J K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour of Capitol given by very knowledgeable guide. We also enjoyed the ground floor museum. This tour marked our 43rd Capitol building and my 50th state.

Thank don102012
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Ramona, the information booth volunteer, did not steer us wrong. She encourage us to wait 10 minutes and take the 30 minute tour. We were going to walk around just a bit to say we visited the capitol. So glad we stayed. On the tour...More

Thank Karin Q
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the North Dakota State Capitol building early on a Thursday morning. We arrived at 7:30 AM. Almost no one else was in the capital visiting, since the tours did not begin until 9 AM. Then on the hour. However, we had access to...More

Thank meyerla
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Although you can do a self guided tour we would highly recommend taking the free guided tour . Our guide, Cindy, was very knowledgeable , plus you have access to places such as the Supreme Court which you won't be able to see on your...More

Thank Rod250
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This Capitol is unusual because it is a high rise with no cupola. The original building burned in 1930. This building was erected in 1934 as is Art Deco in style. It has also been expanded in later years. Our guide was very informative about...More

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The outside of the building is boringly modern, but the inside is worth a quick tour. The 1st floor has an interesting Art Deco theme and the top 12th floor offers view of the Capitol campus and surrounding countryside. Be sure to ride the express...More

Thank RedClayRambler
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RvnLinda
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I can't answer that. I suggest you try the website. At the least there should be a number to call for information.
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