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Illinois State Capitol

207 S Club House Dr, Springfield, IL 62706-0001
+1 217-782-2099
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Beautiful building

We arranged to be part of a tour to get the most out seeing the state capitol building. We only had... read more

Reviewed yesterday
calvene
Well maintained with thought for the building's use and history

This capitol building is being well maintained, with care taken both to adhere to historical... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cynthia S
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207 S Club House Dr, Springfield, IL 62706-0001
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Reviewed yesterday

We arranged to be part of a tour to get the most out seeing the state capitol building. We only had to wait about 5 minutes to get in on a tour. There were four of us in this tour group. The tour guide discussed...More

Thank calvene
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This capitol building is being well maintained, with care taken both to adhere to historical accuracy and to ensure that it allow efficient, 21st century usage, while being able to last long into the future. It is well worth a tour while you are in...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the second time I went to the capitol. The building itself is grand as are the grounds. There is plenty of artwork inside. Lots of marble goldleaf, paintings, it's great to see where your tax dollars are going.

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building Limited parking near Capital. May need to go into parking garage and walk to the building Security check at the entry door Guided tours offered through Secretary of State's office Allow two hours for this attraction

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Springfield, worth to stop. The Architecture is must to see and enjoy. Stone building, marble inside etc.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture inside. Marble floors and stairs, beautiful dome ceiling. We visited when congress not in session, so not a whole lot of activity going on. Free to get in, easily done in under an hour. Not a whole lot around area to see beyond...More

Thank DisneyDad21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like to visit State Capital buildings when we travel and this one did not disappoint. Guided tours are offered daily ever 30 minutes starting at 9:00 am. Highly recommend taking the free tour. As with most state capitals, the building is very ornate. Scenes...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Illinois State Capitol building is an attractive imposing building. Unfortunately, the legislators do not live up to their positions. Go for a visit to see where governing is supposed to take place.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Anyone visiting Springfield must visit the beautiful state Capitol. Built around 1888, this building could never be replicated in today's world. The marble and granite, and the stained glass in the dome are a modern marvel.

Thank FrauBron
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, if you have never been! We were there for work to speak to our state legislators and you couldn't help but take a moment and take in the art and architecture.

Thank Jeff H
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anitha p
What are the business hours on weekend?
16 June 2016|
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Response from mysummervacation2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sat open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. closed 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch.....if you have the chance to go see it, it worth it....
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Eikelman
Is there close parking to the Capitol and what is the cost?
26 April 2015|
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Response from mysummervacation2015 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking around the capital with parking meters. The longest is am hour at a time. I believe...I was there last year and they had some kind of construction going on, and out side they had a temporary walk way. You... More
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Ruthie L
We are taking a GS Groop to visit the capital and are bringing our own bag lunches. Is there a place near the capital that we could picnic?
17 April 2015|
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Response from LongIslandBarry | Reviewed this property |
I'm a stranger here myself, but other than these other informative answers, why not just call the Capitol and ask about making specific arrangements?
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