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Missouri State Capitol

Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Capitol visit with friends

The tour guide was very informative. The tour lasts 45 minutes to an hour and then you can spend... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Ray M
West Memphis

I have visited this Capital many times! I always find something new and interesting! The history of... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Robert J
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201 W Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65101-1556
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

The tour guide was very informative. The tour lasts 45 minutes to an hour and then you can spend a great deal of time on your looking at the place. Really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ray M
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I have visited this Capital many times! I always find something new and interesting! The history of Missouri is laid out very well! The Hall of Famous Missourians and the Thomas Hart Benton murals are wonderful! Well worth the time and allow yourself plenty of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robert J
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We visited the Capitol on the day of the Solar Eclipse. The Capitol is right next to the river. and the area is very scenic. We got there really early and had a chance to walk around the grounds, and then later we took a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This would have been a better visit if the Capitol building wasn't under renovations. Renovations just began and will last until December 2020. Missouri's Capitol grounds have become a major construction zone, affecting much of the Capitol's exterior stone work as well as around the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I arrived just after 1 p.m. and unfortunately missed the 1 o'clock tour. We took a self guided tour on our own. You must pass through security to enter. Once through, proceed to the information desk. The lady we spoke to was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Clewis479
Reviewed 6 April 2018

If you're in the area, you absolutely NEED to check this place out. There are free tours, or you can wander around on your own, the MIssouri State History Museum is on site as well, and, if the weather is nice, you can walk around...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Shayna A
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My friend from Madison came to visit. We drove over to Jeff City to explore and to visit ghe Capitol and Museum. It was a fantastic day. The Capitol building is spectacular and has some impressive history. We even got a special private tour of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jchickman
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Very nice building with nice visuals. It was a holiday, so the governor and legislators were not in the building that day. There is a small museum inside that is worth spending a half hour or more looking at. Free tours are also available though...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank bowler6140
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Missouri’s State Capitol is crawling with history, art, and character. The exhibits in the museum on the first floor change regularly, so there’s always something new to check out even if you e been before. The Thomas Hart Benton murals are beautiful, as well as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank amandagG5703JJ
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The Missouri state capitol has great art and architecture. It is a must visit for all those in the state and those visiting. Make sure to get the guided tour and to see the small Museum off to the side.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tracy W
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Response from jchickman | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about the train but the tour is free and so is the museum. We loved it!
24 May 2017|
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Haha. I'm human. 😄 Too bad I'm just another reviewer. Somehow since I reviewed the Missouri Capitol they thought I could answer your question. I found this info via google. You would have to contact Support, have your... More
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I believe the answer below is correct. Did know one of the places was St. Charlies.