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Address: 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605
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+1 651-296-2881
13:00 - 16:00
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Renovation Almost Done, A Beautiful Result

The final exterior work is being done, the upper level interior still underway and the rooftop access is closed until the renovation is complete. M<y first visit there impressed... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
John G
Afton, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with tour group for checking out renovations at state capital. Had a 45 minute tour guided event & then were on our own. Capital is very easy to get around in. Senate & house were both in session so able to see government in action. Rainy day but still able to access grounds.

Thank Marsha K
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Visited from Tennessee last Thursday and was very Impressed. The Capitol itself is a marvelous piece of art and display and well presented by a great tour from the Minnesota State Historical Society,Highlighting the History not only of the Capitol Building and Mall itself, but giving an insight into the History of the State of Minnesota and the events... More 

Thank tampasgeorge
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spent a Day at the Capitol with a group from church and the visit was outstanding! The newly renovated Capitol building is sparkling, once again rivaling the U.S. Capitol. Lunch at the Rathskellar was delicious - I watched them bread and cook a fresh piece of walleye for my sandwich ... can't beat that ANYWHERE! Restaurant manager Larry Wojciechowski... More 

Thank MN_Buckeye_girl
Afton, Minnesota
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The final exterior work is being done, the upper level interior still underway and the rooftop access is closed until the renovation is complete. M<y first visit there impressed me about how beautifully designed and constructed the building was for it's era of the early 1900's. Beautiful arches, marble, granite, limestone. Also I was impressed that four key parts of... More 

Thank John G
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

An architectural masterpiece by Cass Gilbert incorporating exquisite materials with traditional classical design to enable functional space for our three branches of state government. The artwork reflects our history, values, and hopes. Truly a people's building in a grand manner. It's location sees over the city of St Paul and symbolically the state. The memorials outside of the building are... More 

Thank John H
Shoreview, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We took advantage of the free guided tours of the Minnesota State Capital! Excellent! Our guide, Lisa, from the Historical Society knew her stuff. It was interesting to see the contrast in the paint colors. The halls are beautiful and the rotunda, something to see!

Thank DebbieMorse
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

went with a big group. free tours are available, and you can arrange to meet a legislator while you're there - which we did. the tour guides didn't comment on any of the controversial depictions of native americans - but that's not particularly surprising. there are a couple of cafeterias in the capitol complex, but i had to leave before... More 

Thank Grace L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

It wasn't until I took a tour that I realized that there is so much about Minnesota that I don't know. The Capitol is almost done undergoing a massive renovation. If you haven't been here before or its been awhile, you've got to go on a tour. FANTASTIC!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Such a nice buiding with really friendly people. You can walk around and look at everything and they will answer any questions you have.

1 Thank Snickerdoddle
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Stopped in for a legislative day the rotunda is just beautiful in fact the total building is magnificent. Enjoyed a couple three photo ops. Even caught a event.

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