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Virginia Capitol Building

9th & Grace Sts, Richmond, VA 23219
+1 804-698-1788
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Inside the white, columned state capitol building, designed by Thomas Jefferson to resemble a first-century Roman temple in France, is the only sculpture of George Washington produced in his lifetime.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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9th & Grace Sts, Richmond, VA 23219
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Reviewed yesterday

Sitting in the same room where the Bill Of Rights, the most cherished part of our Constitution, was first proposed and where, years later, Virginia voted to leave the Union; standing in a rotunda surrounded by busts of our early presidents; and gazing at a...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Capitol Building is a very worthy stop during any visit to Richmond. Take the guided tour (free of charge) to learn about the many historic events that occurred here (like Patrick Henry's "give me liberty or give me death" speech) or were influenced by...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This free, guided tour was fantastic! Mrs. Snelling filled the tour with interesting facts about everything from the architecture of the capitol building to what was going on in and around Richmond throughout the history of our country. Her passion for the subject matter makes...More

Thank doc D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even on a Sunday parking for the capitol was difficult with one way and do not enter signs. Very frustrating.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture is beautiful and the tour is free. The tour guide was interesting and knowledgeable. The place is so full of history BUT (and it is a big one)...how can you give a tour of the capitol of the Confederacy and never once mention...More

1  Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of my favorite USA state capitol buildings yet. The amount of renovations they've done is very impressive and right on the mark for a tourist like me. It is free to visit and there are guided tours offered at certain...More

1  Thank Schmeminemone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Passed this building and learned some of its history while on a Segway tour of Richmond. Would like to have gone back and toured the inside... but an interesting building from the outside with an interesting history.

Thank Lyndy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a morning tour of the capitol building and enjoyed it thoroughly. We had a fine experience with the knowledgeable staff and felt they represented their stat building with pride.

Thank SharmonOBX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed in downtown Richmond and found the Capitol a few blocks from our hotel. The grounds surrounding the building, which was built in the late 1700's, contain monuments, statues and walking paths. A great way to start the morning and since the the...More

Thank lorend515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learnt so much about US history from this place staff were brilliant, our guide absolutely passionate and very knowledgable (the only male guide we understand and he's been there years) Nancy Astors English clock, superb statutes of George Washington went into various rooms with superb...More

Thank RBM65
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RinggoldRandy
29 December 2016|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have to prearranged tours. They take place at various times throughout the day.
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rkg4562
23 October 2016|
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Response from bcrodick | Reviewed this property |
Metered parking (two hour maximum) is available on streets adjacent to the state capitol: Broad St, Grace St, 14th St, Main St, 10th St, and Bank St near the capitol visitor entrance. Pay lots are available on Grace St, 3... More
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Vickie S
18 September 2016|
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Response from greatauntie27 | Reviewed this property |
Check their website. Hours, etc. are posted. We had a guided tour on Easter Sunday, so I would guess that they would be open on Thanksgiving weekend. You could also call the capitol.
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