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Wisconsin State Capitol

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Beautiful

I went here on the Bucky parade and spent a whole lot of time in capital square & inside just... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Trisha U
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Great visit

Absolutely beautiful capitol. The free tour and the tour guide were entertaining. Learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jaime B
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The majestic Roman Renaissance-style State Capitol has the only granite dome in the U.S. and inside has over 40 different types of stone from around the world as well as murals and handmade furniture. The observation deck, open in the summer, offers...more
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Across from 1 E. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went here on the Bucky parade and spent a whole lot of time in capital square & inside just marveling at this beautiful structure . Every angle is so detailed . The grounds are so beautiful . The square around it is also really...More

Thank Trisha U
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful capitol. The free tour and the tour guide were entertaining. Learned a lot about Wisconsin history. Enjoyed visiting the dome and walking around the top of the capitol and seeing the sights. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Jaime B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live in Madison, but the kids always ask to go in when we are at the farmer's market. There is a lot to see and climbing up to the observation deck is fun and a great view of the city (not stroller friendly). Each...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 3 days ago

You need to see this one... It is out of this world. If you like art and great things you need to go.

Thank ted e
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Capitol surrounded by 300 vendors and thousands of shoppers.........on a perfect Saturday morning......what a way to start the day. Grabbed some coffee and set off. The first circumference was to check out everything.....the second go-around was to buy what caught our eye. The cheese...More

Thank EdofMaineSoCarolina
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful architecture. The dome was reminiscent of The capitol in Washington DC. Five or six streets angled in so that there was a very impressive view to behold

Thank Haleakala96707
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building architecturally. They don’t build structures like this anymore as the costs today with be prohibitive. Marble and Granite from around the world are on every surface. Old world style. Free weekday tours are well worth taking for a Wisconsin history lesson, the architecture...More

Thank RussellJW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The State Capitol is located right in the centre of Madison, so there is plenty of parking in paid lots (pretty reasonable cost for a short stay). I did notice that there is also parking on the street available on a Saturday (the day I...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big impressive building. Center of downtown. The are is really cool, has a good vibe, lots of good restaurants, pubs, bars. But overrun with bums and homeless. Not the out of work and unfortunate kind, but the annoying drunks and beggars. Literally everywhere. Ugh.

Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wisconsin Capitol is spectacular.think U.s. Congress. Madison is a small city so easy to get around and super friendly. So is this Amazing building and the people who work there.

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Hrushikesh V
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Hopie_Don | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee for Capitol, just walk one in. I think the tours cost $. There are magnets at the Walgreens down the street.
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Bailey S
September 9, 2017|
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Yes, as far as I know
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