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Minnesota State Capitol

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
+1 651-296-2881
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Beautiful inside and out

I am trying to get to all 50 state capitols and I'm half way there. Minnesota has one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bearnstar
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Alma, Arkansas
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Exploring MN

We arrived too late for the hourly tours, we missed the last tour by a few minutes. But you're able... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paulette R
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Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am trying to get to all 50 state capitols and I'm half way there. Minnesota has one of the prettiest yet. Beautiful architecture inside and out. We did not take a guided tour but saw many tours in progress with young children. The guides...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived too late for the hourly tours, we missed the last tour by a few minutes. But you're able to explore the building at your leisure.

Thank Paulette R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting state capitols has become a tradition of ours on trips to other states. The Minnesota State Capitol is definitely worth the visit.

Thank David R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Minnesota knows it is not an outstanding state, but nevertheless puffs its chest out when showing off its capital building. Beautiful in a modern classical sense. Metered parking is available in the street leading up to the building, or park in the cathedral's free carpark...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture and interesting history. Be sure to take the free guided tour offered every hour. Our tour guide, Jack, was awesome!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been on several tours of the MN Capitol and learn something new every time! It’s a very beautiful building and it’s super cool to go when the House and Senate are in session! The grounds are a great place to picnic ... or...More

Thank Kimberly R
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Minnesota capital is very nice. It is easy to get to located only a mile from Saint Paul’s cathedral.

Thank WAYNE B
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We're enjoyed a public tour with Lisa as our guide. Lisa was a great guide, sharing the history of the State Capital building as well as information on the extensive restoration. The big treat is of the tour is going up to the rooftop to...More

Thank Kandi H
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

From its flowery gardens to its gorgeous interiors, the Minnesota State Capitol is well worth a visit. Many parts of the Capitol are accessible to the public; I had the opportunity to strike a conversation with a policy advisor and to walk around the offices...More

Thank elleoa
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Took our grandkids and had an interesting and fun time. We took the free tour, and it was well worth it. Learned a lot about Minnesota history in an absolutely beautiful building. We would definitely go again.

Thank Jim K
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rdb88
4 December 2016|
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Response from pastry-and-poetry | Reviewed this property |
The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017. Public guided tours will return Jan. 3. 45-minute guided tours will be offered on the hour, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, 1 to 3 pm. They are free.
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Gisselle L
8 May 2015|
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Response from Pip18Wisconsin | Reviewed this property |
Hi ---Initially the state capital was going to be in Stillwater. I believe St. Paul was picked because it was on the Mississippi River and there was lots of travel there. Otherwise --- check the state capital site and it... More
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