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Kansas State Capitol Building

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10th and Jackson, Topeka, KS 66612
+1 785-296-3966
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Capitol Building in Topeka

Beautiful building and so much history. It's really neat to be able to go into the Senate and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tkstewart1968
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Topeka, Kansas
Lot of history!

Incredible building! Going to the top of the Doom! The refurbishment was great to preserve this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dennis T
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Sault Ste Marie
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10th and Jackson, Topeka, KS 66612
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful building and so much history. It's really neat to be able to go into the Senate and House chambers (if not in session). If your brave, you can even go up to the top (lots of stairs) but kids love it.

Thank tkstewart1968
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Incredible building! Going to the top of the Doom! The refurbishment was great to preserve this awesome building!

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever I travel to a new state I try to include a visit to its capitol building, and I've managed to visit all but five. I live in Kansas so I may sound biased but our state house ranks near the top of the list....More

Thank charlesmy2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrance for visitors is at the lower north side. Fascinating history, cool rotunda architecture and murals. This capital building was recently redone. Free to enter and tour.

Thank mjrgnsn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the Kansas Capital, which has undergone a multi-year refurbishment, and it shows! Beautiful, classic dome building. Marvelous Senate and House Chambers, the whole building from bottom up totally like new only old style. Great job, Kansas! We took the guided tour to the...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The House chamber is lovely. The Senate chamber is breathtaking. The structure and history are fascinating. Would have loved to taken dome tour, but with 8 hours of driving ahead, too many steps.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful state capitols in the nation. Renovated around 10 years ago and they did a wonderful job. From the middle of the first floor of the rotunda look up to the top of the dome. Amazing!

Thank LiberalKansasNative
Reviewed March 19, 2017

It had been YEARS since I made a trip to the capitol, and so glad I came back! I loved seeing all of the wonderful details including the painted ceiling, ornate stairwells, marble etc. A must visit for any Kansas-citian!

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed March 18, 2017

During this spring break we have been visiting places while staying close to home. I am born and raised in Kansas but have never been to the state capitol. If you are planning on going in a big group, please call and make reservations in...More

Thank KCSunshine789
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Had a great time with a very informative speaker who led us around. Also did the dome climb and had a very nice time looking at the views

Thank Paul B
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Weatherdane95
Are visitors allowed to climb all the way to the top of the dome?
January 16, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
On the guided tour, yes. The spiral staircase takes you all the way to the outer dome.
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gutwinski
what are the hours on Sat.? during summer
June 16, 2016|
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Response from T A | Reviewed this property |
They are open 8am to 1pm. Go to the Kansas Historical Society website. for more info. Definitely take the dome tour.
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Diane W
hours open
July 11, 2015|
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Response from UKbanker33 | Reviewed this property |
8-5 Monday Friday and mornings on Saturday but dome tours only on weekdays....about six tours each day from 9:15 and the every hour after that.
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