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We parked on State St. down directly in front of the Capitol about ½ block away. It was meter... read more

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The Pennsylvania Capitol building is located in downtown Harrisburg. The tours are free and an... read more

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Teddy Roosevelt declared that this Italian Renaissance-style building was “the handsomest building I ever saw”. Indeed, the State Capitol, with its vaulted dome and grand staircase and the murals and painted floors inside, is thing to behold.
Third Street, ird Street d Street Street reet et, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Reviewed yesterday

We parked on State St. down directly in front of the Capitol about ½ block away. It was meter parking and paid $3 for one hour. Then it was an easy walk to capitol but lots of stairs up to Capitol entrance. You can also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pennsylvania Capitol building is located in downtown Harrisburg. The tours are free and an absolute must see. What a magnificent building built between 1902-1906 in the Beaux Arts & Rennaissance Revival style. There are 475 rooms on 4 floors with a grand staircase and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to learn about the capitol and the nearby parks and monuments. It was interesting. Yiu can get a coupon on groupon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great. Great access and staff were friendly and supportive. It's great that they let you walk around independently and you can take your time visiting the place. Doesn't cost you a dime to see how beautiful it is. Also, visit the annex...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kids age 8, 11, 16 loved all the marble stairs, surprisingly they ran up and down the back hidden stairs.

Thank nana93992015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here many times just to walk through the building. Have also been in one wing for a wedding and reception. Fun to look at the old tiles, statues, climb the big staircases, etc... Worth a stop for anyone interested in architecture or government...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This State Capital Building has a long history, some unique architecture and painting. It is worth the time to take a visit.

Thank Peter c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really do recommend taking the time to visit the capitol if you can; it really is an extraordinary one. Between the amazing interior of the dome and the outstanding arts & crafts tiles on the floor beneath it, you may think you've seen it...More

Thank sablatt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are a capitol building enthusiast like myself, this one will catch your fancy! I was amazed at the color of this state capitol dome and that the renovation did not take away from the beauty. It is a must see in Harrisburg, PA!

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We ended up very close by so decided to take a quick look. Great old building that is easy to see why they are so proud of it.

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Deff go to Hershey Park, and Harrisburg Museum
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I have seen the fountain look red, on occasion. I remember thinking that someone put too much red into the fountain works. But I am sure that it was in October, and when they had tinted the fountain pink for Breast Cancer... More
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Tours are available. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 9:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sundays and most holidays Call 1-800-868-7672 to schedule In addition to visiting the Welcome Center, you may... More