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New Mexico State Capitol (Roundhouse)

Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
505/986-4589
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Ranked #7 of 109 Attractions in Santa Fe
Type: Government Buildings
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texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We couldn't believe we were allowed to self tour the capital building! We walked through the Senate and House chambers. Hundreds of New Mexico art displayed. DO NOT miss the buffalo on September and level.

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Abilene, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Some of our party like to visit all capitol buildings, so we went. But were we surprised! It was like an art museum for free. I suggest starting at the top at the governor's office and work your way down. The governor's receptionist was very friendly. We spent about two hours and could have spent more. The building itself is... More

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Portland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Don't miss this! Three floors of wonderful local art from current to early 1900's, free and open to the public.

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Ridgway, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Who would expect to find a fabulous art collection in a government building! That is exactly what is found in the New Mexico State Capitol. Don't miss this unexpected stop on a tour of Santa Fe. The building itself is beautiful, the grounds nicely landscaped and the collection inside and out well worth a visit. And it is free!

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Arvada, Colorado
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109 reviews 109 reviews
28 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First of all FREE! First of all again, AMAZING collection of artwork in an amazing building! Every wall is decorated with a wide range of artwork in various media and styles. The second floor has an incredible Children's Art Exhibit made by the local children. Not only is the building housing a massive and amazing collection of artwork, the building... More

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Costa mesa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Amazing collection of art work that you can see at your own pace. Very informative and well done. I would go back again and again to try to see it all.

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Tucson
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256 reviews 256 reviews
149 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

No trip to Santa Fe is complete without a visit to this exceptional collection of New Mexico art on the second and third levels of this people-friendly government building. Every wall surface around the rotunda, and up and down the hallways, are covered with excellent artistic pieces. It is a comfortable venue to read about the pieces and reflect upon... More

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Pittsburgh
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited the state capitol and were warmly welcomed as we made our entrance. We were invited to look at all of the beautiful art that was on display. Free parking was available across the street in a parking garage, and we were even permitted to stay in the parking area once the building closed for the day. The New... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We happened to walk in when a free guided tour was starting. We had a great guide who could answer any question. You get to sit in the area where the lawmakers work. The guide highlights some of the most interesting work. You can also tour the place on your own, but the guided tour is far more interesting.

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Great Bend, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Drove by it on a tour. A very unassuming building hidden by trees. Cannot review on the interior as we only drove by.

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