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Address: Carson Street, Musser and 5th, Carson City, NV
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Tour the lovely grounds of this historic complex which includes: the...

Tour the lovely grounds of this historic complex which includes: the Nevada State Capitol building, an architecural marvel made of native sandstone with marble hallways, the Legislative Building, the Supreme Court and the State Library and Archives.

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Great park! Capitol is open to the public

The beautiful legislative park is a great place to stroll, enjoy the various statues -- including the one of Kit Carson on his horse. The capitol is open to the public and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ronni H
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Carson City, Nevada
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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beautiful legislative park is a great place to stroll, enjoy the various statues -- including the one of Kit Carson on his horse. The capitol is open to the public and the second floor houses a self-guided museum once the place where the assembly, senate and supreme court met. Lots of history here.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can do a self-tour of the capitol building in 30-45 minutes, and it's worth your time. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and you can just wander around taking it all in. Be sure to visit the old Senate chamber (which is now filled with historical exhibits) and the original Supreme Court room. By the time you leave, be... More 

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Laguna Woods, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Capitol, as it has now become our habit to visit State Capitol buildings whenever possible. While the building itself may not be the most spectacular, it is very lovely and the grounds alone, are worth the visit. Inside, the walls are made of marble and it is well maintained and has been renovated, even though some of... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I found the beauty of walking the grounds in the Capitol Complex absolutely amazing as to their serenity and beauty. Fully leaved trees and rich thick grass with various monuments and buildings to admire. Well worth an hour or less of one's time especially on a very nice day.

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Stunningly beautiful Christmas light displays during Christmastime. Well worth driving by after dark, or park your car and take a leisurely walk down highway 395. Don't forget to drive by or walk by the Governor's mansion on Mountain street also.

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

I walked around the area in excellent weather enjoying the historic information available. This was my second visit to Carson city, and my only regret was the fact that the road to Virginia City was closed

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Vail, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This was my first visit to Nevada's capital city. The government complex is a beautiful tree-shaded campus with the original Capitol building and new court and legislative buildings. The capitol building with its silver dome has a beautiful replica of the statue of Sarah Winnemucca in the lower lobby. Winnemucca was an exceptional Native American Woman whose statue represents Nevada... More 

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Thank Linda F
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We drove down a street in Carson City in the evening and wondered what that building was in the small forest. After parking the car and walking about, it was the capitol building!!!! A small building surrounded by an arboretum of very large trees of differing species with the dome barely higher than the largest of these. What lovely surroundings,... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

What a delightful place to visit. This was full of history. Volunteer was very helpful. The capital was being renovated which was wonderful to see. The renovation did not interfere with my wife and my enjoying taking the walking tour. The grounds outside were well maintained. We couldn't even guess the age of the majestic trees. There were status and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nothing special. Don't waste your time. You can do so many other stuff - go to Sacramento, visit the lake Tahoe, go to Virginia City or even Reno.

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