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Capitol Complex Visitors Center

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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If you are in Austin, you need to make it a point to visit the capitol

This is a great example of a capitol building that is built during the heyday of Victorian... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
1234texas
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Dripping Springs, Texas
It's Big - But Then Again It's Texas

This time of the year the Legislature is in session and the halls are buzzing every day of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marion M
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Zionsville, Indiana
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The state's oldest office building now houses a tourist center, full of brochures to help you get the most out of your trip.
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112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2403
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great example of a capitol building that is built during the heyday of Victorian Architecture in America. It is an incredible structure that is as beautiful as it is historic. The stone was quarried in Marble Falls, Texas and is one of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This time of the year the Legislature is in session and the halls are buzzing every day of the week. This isn't just any Statehouse - it's Texas' Statehouse. Lots to see, great history and the artwork alone is worth the trip.. Go!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marion M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting the Texas Capitol was one of our bucket list places in Austin. As it was a perfect sunny Jan day, we spent visiting the outside attractions first, so we came here pretty late. Unfortunately, there were no more tours left for that day, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Took a great tour for the state capitol of Texas. Guide was friendly, patient, and very well rehearsed and knowledgeable. Even had hidden information that is not usually a part of the tour.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went without really knowing what we would find. The building is gorgeous and the free tour is very informative. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rbwriter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting architecture, history and great meeting rooms. I wish we were there on a week day and could see a session in place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jusetravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit the Capitol make sure you stop in to the gift shop.They have unique items I haven't seen anywhere else.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NDSeigler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place should not be missed. It has lots of information that is useful, but it also has great displays and videos that add to your visit of the Capitol. Put this on your list. It can be missed because the Capitol tour is long...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Definitely worth a visit. Interesting architecture and internal meeting rooms. Enjoyed the informative tour and learned a lot about Texas in the process.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed December 18, 2018

It is very worthwhile taking the time to visit this spot. Vert interesting.The infrastructure is amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Garry M
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Phil, this JUST floated in to me a few minutes ago. When we went it was free and it was about 1:00 PM. However, being a new year, I would call them at (512) 305 8400 as a verification. Several places have had budget cutbacks... More
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