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Unique State Capitol

No other Capitol has oil wells on the grounds. We managed to catch a guided tour at the beginning... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Renee L
Pearl, Mississippi
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I've wanted to see this since seeing the pictures of the oil derricks in front in my grade school... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Houston, Texas
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2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4805
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No other Capitol has oil wells on the grounds. We managed to catch a guided tour at the beginning of the day. Much of the capitol is undergoing renovations so we had to look over the plastic draped furniture, blue tarps, duct tape, and scaffolding....More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I basically received a private tour since no one else showed up for the first tour of the morning. Yes, I could have done the self-tour, but I wanted more of the inside knowledge from the staff. At the welcome center I had great conversation...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Regardless of your political affiliation or beliefs in government at all, it can't be denied that this is a beautiful building and grounds.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It is an old musty, old smoke smelling building full of obnoxious legislators. And to get into the building you have to go through a big security check. If you go, be sure to empty your pockets before going into the entrance.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

I've wanted to see this since seeing the pictures of the oil derricks in front in my grade school geography book more than 50 years ago. They are still there, although of course there are no drill stems in them. There are pump jacks at...More

1  Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Only in Oklahoma would you find an oil rig on the grounds of the state capitol. To be honest, I'm surprised there aren't more around town as the three most prominent images of Oklahoma I had before our visit were cowboys, indians, and oil. The...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Interesting place, beautiful lead light glass and paintings, the dome is great. The tour guide gave an interesting talk.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

My family and I came here to view the Capital on our own. Would have liked to know more information, so I would recommend a tour guide. The building is currently undergoing renovation, so a lot of the art work and building is empty and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Upon entering of course you ho thru security screening. My husband and I did the self tour on a Friday. Beautiful building that is going thru some restoration work. We got to sit in on a hearing in both the Senate room and the House....More

1  Thank Paula R
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I think it is important to visit your own state capital, and as many others as you can. You get a knowledge of history and your government. There is a self guided tour and a guided tour. Get the self directed one even if you...More

1  Thank VTyankee
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29 March 2018|
Response from Tammy D | Reviewed this property |
There is parking to the south of the capitol and to the east. From the east side there is a tunnel you can us.
25 September 2017|
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Response from MdTravelerX2 | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour lasted about an hour. We were there about two hours, total.
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