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Minnesota State Capitol

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Be sure to see the Capitol!

Beautiful architecture and interesting history. Be sure to take the free guided tour offered every... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TRVLBug58
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Union City, California
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We have been on several tours of the MN Capitol and learn something new every time! It’s a very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kimberly R
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Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful architecture and interesting history. Be sure to take the free guided tour offered every hour. Our tour guide, Jack, was awesome!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been on several tours of the MN Capitol and learn something new every time! It’s a very beautiful building and it’s super cool to go when the House and Senate are in session! The grounds are a great place to picnic ... or...More

Thank Kimberly R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Minnesota capital is very nice. It is easy to get to located only a mile from Saint Paul’s cathedral.

Thank WAYNE B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're enjoyed a public tour with Lisa as our guide. Lisa was a great guide, sharing the history of the State Capital building as well as information on the extensive restoration. The big treat is of the tour is going up to the rooftop to...More

Thank Kandi H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From its flowery gardens to its gorgeous interiors, the Minnesota State Capitol is well worth a visit. Many parts of the Capitol are accessible to the public; I had the opportunity to strike a conversation with a policy advisor and to walk around the offices...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our grandkids and had an interesting and fun time. We took the free tour, and it was well worth it. Learned a lot about Minnesota history in an absolutely beautiful building. We would definitely go again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul is an imposing building when you approach it. The gleaming white wings and the high rotunda dome are some work of architecture. I have read the cupola is patterned after St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome, Italy. I...More

Thank Frank M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building! Our tour guide, Jack, was extremely knowledgeable. Great experience for the whole family.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a few hours to spend before my flight out, I checked the Minnesota Historical Society brochure for some nearby historical tours. The Ramsey house and the James J. Hill house were not available, so I hit on the Minnesota State Capitol. History, old building,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is beautiful inside and out but it was over decorated to my taste with dark fabrics and woodwork. The tour guide was very good and we were glad we took the stairs to the roof and see the golden chariot statue and a...More

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rdb88
December 3, 2016|
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Response from pastry-and-poetry | Reviewed this property |
The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017. Public guided tours will return Jan. 3. 45-minute guided tours will be offered on the hour, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, 1 to 3 pm. They are free.
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Gisselle L
May 7, 2015|
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Response from Pip18Wisconsin | Reviewed this property |
Hi ---Initially the state capital was going to be in Stillwater. I believe St. Paul was picked because it was on the Mississippi River and there was lots of travel there. Otherwise --- check the state capital site and it... More
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