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Idaho State Capitol Building

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700 W Jefferson St, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
+1 208-332-1012
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700 W Jefferson St, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
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+1 208-332-1012
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"gift shop"
in 49 reviews
"governor's office"
in 18 reviews
"white marble"
in 16 reviews
"liberty bell"
in 12 reviews
"bottom floor"
in 12 reviews
"garden level"
in 11 reviews
"nice building"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful capital"
in 9 reviews
"great architecture"
in 7 reviews
"legislative chambers"
in 6 reviews
"open to the public"
in 17 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 29 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 6 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"downtown boise"
in 17 reviews
"rotunda"
in 43 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at a hotel in Boise downtown has the advantage to have a walk in this nice city in the evening after a long day in the office. Walk down Capitol Road always facing the Capitol building.

Thank Bettina S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was definitely worth the visit. Boise is an extremely clean city and this building is no exception. The structure and grounds are immaculately maintained and kept. Parking was a challenge. Be prepared to navigate construction downtown. I'm glad we made time to stop and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Difficult finding parking, but this is an impressive building and several statues in front. Worth a drive by and photo op.

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to see the inside of the capitol so we headed over and walked around the tundra. Very clean, the marble is stunning. Peeked in the Representatives and Senate chambers. It was refreshing to be able to walk inside and tour,...More

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

A very beautiful state capitol. Lots of marble and stone. The grounds around are impeccable. Be sure to check out the bell.

Thank tdw295
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to make our trip to Boise educational so we made our way to the Capitol Building. As soon as I walked through the doors I was blown away by the marble floor to ceiling. The first level had everything you needed to know...More

Thank hinky19832003
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

I entered in the ground floor, which was straight into the Gift Shop. I picked up a map and off I went. The house floors were open so I could get pictures and see where they seat. I went to the Governors office which was...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I took grandkids during spring break! We had the building pretty much to ourselves. It was great just walking through and looking at the detail and history. The gardens/lawns were wonderful for the kids to play after we had toured the inside. The last time...More

Thank Lo S
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Have your camera ready for not-to-be-missed photos during a self-guided tour of Boise's capitol building. Spacious, clean, and gorgeous (with spotless bathrooms).

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Boise and the natural beauty of the area add to the majesty of the capitol building. We could not get a guided tour. You need 5 people to get one, and this was a weekday in January. So, we explored the building. There are lots...More

Thank Robert S
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eddie550
July 30, 2017|
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Response from danddavis | Reviewed this property |
Free of charge and way worth it.
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sans g
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
The regular tours are Monday - Friday at 10am and 1pm each day.
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schindlerkins
August 18, 2015|
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Response from Michelle O | Property representative |
Hello, If the dog is a service animal, it is welcome in the building. For all other animals, we request they do stay outside. Thank you for your question.
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