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Arkansas State Capitol

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We had a great time here. The building is immaculate and very pretty. We went during the Christmas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carthage D
Martin, Tennessee
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Beautiful grounds and statues

I heard about an event online that was occuring on the gounds. Sadly, I missed the event but took... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
Christian B
Toledo, Ohio
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Visitors can tour this government building that sits on a knoll, overlooking downtown to the east and the Arkansas river to the north, and bears a striking resemblance to the U.S. Capitol building.
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Woodlane & Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201
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All reviews self guided tour beautiful building million dollars bronze doors white marble christmas decorations supreme court open to the public lots of history gift shop great place to visit worth the trip vault capital rotunda statues arkansas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here. The building is immaculate and very pretty. We went during the Christmas season to use the decor as a backdrop.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Carthage D
Reviewed December 17, 2018

I heard about an event online that was occuring on the gounds. Sadly, I missed the event but took the opportunity to walk around and check the place out. I had an enjoyable time and would check it out again if I was in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

When in downtown LR in December, drive by the Capitol. It is so pretty with the white Christmas lights.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

If visiting for attraction purposes it's interesting to see. Well styled and ornate, it meets expectations for a building of its kind.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Too the family to see all the Christmas decorations! Razzle-dazzle! Superb! Bright! Beautiful! Come see how beautifully festive our capitol building is!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelfanarkansas
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Built to replicate the US Capitol in Washington D.C., this building is beautiful! We were there during the Christmas season so the decorations and lights were all up - the huge tree in the rotunda was gorgeous. School choirs from all over the state were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Some travelers may say, "if I've seen one capitol, I've seen them all." While that may be true for some locales, it's not true here. A magnificent bronze sculpture of the Little Rock Nine is positioned on the lawn of the Arkansas State Capitol commemorating...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

The AR state capitol is beautiful, modeled after the United States capitol in Washington, D.C. One of our favorite times to go there is when it's decorated for Christmas. It's magical.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Teresa G
Reviewed October 28, 2018

They give guided tours here on the hour, and have pamphlets available for a self guided tour if you're in a hurry. We arrived right at 10, just as a tour was getting started. They allowed us to join in rather than waiting an additional...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

We did the self guided tour of this beautiful building. Many little exhibits tucked away in the corners of the building. A highlight of the visit was visiting the Treasurer's Office. Great talk by staff in the office. We also got the opportunity to go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 30, 2018|
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Response from 983jefferyw | Reviewed this property |
It was only there for a daytime rally and then it left.
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Columbus_OhioRandy51 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage next door. You must ask the museum for a parking voucher.
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