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New Mexico State Capitol (Roundhouse)

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Address: Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
Phone Number: 505/986-4589
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Neat capital

I usually only go to the roundhouse for state business. However it is a really neat place to visit when in Santa Fe. Unique capital building

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Clovis, New Mexico
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Clovis, New Mexico
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I usually only go to the roundhouse for state business. However it is a really neat place to visit when in Santa Fe. Unique capital building

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new york city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is the State Capitol of New Mexico. As well as being the legislative center of New Mexico they have a great art collection all around the hallways.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unlike many other states, this Capitol buildings, has no cupola, and architecturally is not outstanding in my opinion. But it's still worth visiting: it has a lot of pictures, tapestries decorating walls, beautiful furniture designed in South Western style etc. Walking through corridors you feel like in living museum. Also, they have quite interesting exhibits on the main floor.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Admitting ignorance is hard but I had heard about the Roundhouse art collection and in a city full of galleries, might not be blamed for putting the State Capitol down the list, but now, without any hesitation, I would recommend to any visitor to our state that they START with the Roundhouse if they are interested in the extraordinary art... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting building. It has an unbelievable amount of art. It is a bit overwhelming. The ability to walk into both the state and representative chambers was nice as well. We were shocked we could enter the entrance to the governors office. With more time it would be worth touring the outside of the building as well.

Thank StLTiger
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the Capitol building while doing a walkabout through town. We were pleasantly surprised by the amount of wonderful art exhibits which were in the rotunda area of the building. We observed three floors of paintings and sculptures while we were there. A definite stop for folks touring the area!

Thank luv2flyNy
woodland park, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit while in Santa Fe. If not in session, you can walk through the main chambers which are very impressive. But the real amazing part of this building is the art work that lines the hallways and is everywhere in the building. Just fantastic. It is like being in a great art gallery, plus... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited many state capitols and the Round House is one of the most unique in the country. It not only serves as the home of New Mexico's legislature but also as a historical museum. Outside of the Plaza, I would recommend the Roundhouse as a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't stress enough that this state capitol(roundhouse) is a museum. If you assume this place is a governmental monotonous office building, you are absolutely wrong. This roundhouse or building is full of art objects and are displayed from the first floor to all the way to governor's office. Free entrance to the roundhouse. This is a must place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We highly recommend a visit to this state house. Parking is free. The art collection is inspirational and you are offered the opportunity (again no cost) to explore all three floors of the building including the office of the Governor. While we got to admire the awesome collection of master artists there was another bonus; an extraordinary assortment of creative... More 

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