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I know Washington Capitol is big and spectaculos, but Harrisburg PSC has special attraction-his... read more

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Teddy Roosevelt declared that this Italian Renaissance-style building was “the handsomest building I ever saw”. Indeed, the State Capitol, with its vaulted dome and grand staircase and the murals and painted floors inside, is thing to behold.
Third Street, ird Street d Street Street reet et, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I know Washington Capitol is big and spectaculos, but Harrisburg PSC has special attraction-his history or maybe the guide was perssuasive. Anyway, my hears and eyes were very busy all the time during the tour. My head was moving every minute up/down-left/right because everywhere was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful building to see There was no expense spared when this was constructed There is art work, sculptures, quotes from individuals, precious metals, imported materials,etc The tour includes viewing the House and Senate chambers as well as the Supreme Court Tour is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The State Capitol of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg Pa is a must see . It is an educational event for both adults and children . You will go through metal detectors for security reasons but you will be able too visit your state legislator or talk...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to the Capitol building around 4:30 on a Friday, just to see if we could get in. The security guards were nice and helpful with directions. Since it was late, there were not a lot of people around, but we got to roam...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed tour. Gift shop upstairs closed early which was a disappointment. Beautiful building and fountain.

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pennsylvania State Capitol is a gem! It takes about 30-45 minutes to view the rotunda and the wings. Views from the Senate and House of Representatives galleries are great! Don't miss the round stained glass windows. Dome in spectacular! Even the terracotta floors merit...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to several state capitols for my work, and the Capitol in Harrisburg ranks high on the list. I ended up going on a tour, and the docent was really good. The Capitol has a lot of great art and amazing architecture, and it...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you have the time to visit this magnificent structure do go. Wildly elaborate, enormous and intricate spaces, and you can see the legislature at work when they are in session.

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Unfortunately, we happened to visit on a day with tons of school kids shouting and taking a tour. Not fun! The building is beautiful and perhaps on a quieter day it would have been more enjoyable.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

A tour of this capitol several years ago inspired us to see all of the capitols in the lower 48. After seeing 40 capitols so far, we still regard this capitol to be one of the most beautiful and ornate capitols ever built in this...More

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Deff go to Hershey Park, and Harrisburg Museum
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I have seen the fountain look red, on occasion. I remember thinking that someone put too much red into the fountain works. But I am sure that it was in October, and when they had tinted the fountain pink for Breast Cancer... More
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Tours are available. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 9:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sundays and most holidays Call 1-800-868-7672 to schedule In addition to visiting the Welcome Center, you may... More