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What a beautiful building, if you can time it to make one of the tours please do but even if you... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
a wonderful tour

The docents do a great job of giving visitors an overview of the capital itself and those things... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2016
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Nov 9, 2017
“A must see if around the area.”
Sep 20, 2017
Small museum near the Capitol building.
211 21st Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501-2811
+1 360-753-2580
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

WE have been visiting all the State Capital when we travel if we are within reach and this one didn't disappoint. Love all the capitol buildings. Most seem almost abandoned these days ..... Sad

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank Charmed4blue
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Very disappointed! We took a train from Seattle to visit the Capitol and the State Museum planning to spend a great deal of time at the Museum especially. We were sorely disappointed once we got there to learn in spite of all the listings for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank irishsue70
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I've visited this museum since the 1960s, with its revolving displays on Washington artists, local history, and a now neglected native plant garden, this was a small local gem of a museum. In recent years the state increasingly transferred most of its museum functions to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Glomared
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Lived in Washington state most of my life and had never toured the State capital. It was fabulous. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. tour was free. Tours start on the hour starting at 10am. We parked in the lot by the visitor...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank yardranger
Reviewed February 11, 2017

What a beautiful building, if you can time it to make one of the tours please do but even if you can't, the building is amazing just to stroll around. Great history

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

Love this place. It's a great place to go for a nice trip with the family. Even if your not a history buff you can check out the amazing deco.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Cody V
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

My family and I had enjoy this place, it has so much rich history and the beauty within the building, evening outside is beautiful. I love for what it stand for and how the system is manage. I recommend this place for anybody that wants...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Nelly D
Reviewed April 3, 2016

The docents do a great job of giving visitors an overview of the capital itself and those things that make it special. Tours are on the hour and the one that we were on was just my son and I. It gave us the opportunity...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Although a lot of people have mistakenly reviewed this as the state capital, this listing actually refers to the state capital MUSEUM on 21st Avenue, which has been closed since April, 2014. Too bad, because it was really a nice little museum.

Date of experience: March 2016
9  Thank dianam41
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Provides great history of Washington State. Recommend coupling it with a Capitol tour to enjoy the full experience!

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Austin K
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April 29, 2018|
Response from Seattlite_9 |
To complete my inquiry, the piece was subsequently displayed at the museum and I didn't retrieve it. Thanks for your assistance. E.R.(Cogdill) Jensen