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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 2 weeks ago

the building is awe inspiring...the grounds are impressive as well...located in a cool section of town, good place to check out

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really Nice Building, Friendly Staff, lots to see its a work space for many as well as worth the visit to see the architecture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to take the Capitol tour on a Saturday, so our options were 1:00 PM or 3:00 PM. We chose 1:00 PM. Since we were so close to Christmas, the tour size was only about 16 people instead of the 80 allowed. (Make sure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nprus
Reviewed 16 December 2018

One of the most beautiful capitol buildings we've seen and well worth a proper look round. The observation decks into the houses particularly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Being a resident of Pennsylvania and living not far from the capitol it's unbelievable that this was overlooked as a top experience of our area. It truly is a magnificent building and worth all the time taken to tour it. Free tours are given and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CMroadtraveler
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Wasn't expecting to be wowed by a capitol building--WOW! Treat yourself to a free tour and spend an hour in this magnificent place!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank travelbyfork
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This was the first place I visited during my maiden trip to Harrisburg. And it was quite an eyeopener. The exquisite view breaks the myth about Harrisburg being a sleepy little cousin to the bustling New York and New Jersey nearby. Do visit this spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

We took the tour and it was well worth it, especially since it is free. Our tour guide was very informative and interesting. The art, stained glass and marble are all gorgeous. The amazing thing were all the mosaics constructed into the tile floor. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dragostina
Reviewed 8 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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