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We didn't think we would enjoy the capitol of another state but it was a rainy day so we gave it a go. It was wonderful! The building is beautiful inside and out. They have eye catching murals and an absolutely stunning dome inside of...More
This Capitol looks classic, just like the majority of states' ones. We drove to it to make some pics, knowing we couldn't visit it as it was New Year's day. Apart from some cranes and construction sites, it was strange I saw oil rigs there??
It was Sunday so couldn't go inside. Drove around and took pictures. The only downside is that some remodeling was going on so obscured some of the view. Nice looking state capital. (Sometime google "state capitols that don't look like a state capital", kind of...More
One can opt for a free guided tour or wonder around on ones own- we were too late so we did a do it yourselfer.
Headed up to 4th floor to get eagle eye view of rotunda.
3 under construction- walked down to 2 to...More
We used the west entrance on the Senate side to pass the security desk on the weekend visit. We have full access to all public areas, and to both of the chambers. Post 1907 Capitol building after statehood.
I visited to receive my state license and was fortunate enough to be seated in the House of Representatives for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The capital itself is undergoing extensive renovations. Excellent!
Self tour worked fine. I always enjoy the artwork in a capitol. I stepped into the chambers and watched young legislators at work. I'm not sure what their purpose was that day but it was entertaining none the less.