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North Dakota State Capitol Building

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Took my mother to the top floor for her first visit in about 30 years...

Despite construction, we were able to take in the views in all four directions. The growth of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JANNINE S
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Odessa, Texas
Beautiful building and grounds

This is a stunning building. The top floor views are amazing, though the lift only goes to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debbie1961255068
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Tours begin on the hour. Monday through Friday: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm. Memorial Day through Labor weekend tours are offered. Saturday: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm. Sunday: 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm...more
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600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 110, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Despite construction, we were able to take in the views in all four directions. The growth of Bismarck since her last visit was especially noted by my mother.

Thank JANNINE S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The North Dakota State Capitol Building is shocking in appearance.... simply because it looks so unlike anything you would expect a capitol to look like. It's just an ugly 19-story office building. No character; no artistic features; no architectural appeal; no creativity. Incredibly boring. I'm...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning building. The top floor views are amazing, though the lift only goes to the second highest floor and you have to walk the internal last floor so wheelchair access wouldnt be good. The grounds are immaculate with plenty of gardens to...More

Thank debbie1961255068
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique capitol. From the front it is not balanced. The tower is to the side of center. The public and important rooms are on the first two floors. There are really great Art Deco accents on the legislative floor. You can go...More

Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited nearly 30 state capitol buildings but this is the first time I have been in one without a dome. The building is a 70’s looking high rise of 18 storeys. There is plenty of free parking (with specific parts designated “Visitor Parking”...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Go early in day and see the great view of the city. People are very nice. They should add a coffee shop up there.

Thank kyrenmiller
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We enjoyed the tour of the North Dakota State Capitol with a knowledgeable guide. This statehouse is one of three high-rise design state capitol buildings. (The other two are Florida and Louisiana.) The tour took us into the House and Senate Chambers and the Supreme...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were in the capital building (the tallest habitable building in the state) for business and saw there was a (free) tour being given and joined it. An interesting tour about the history of the building, a look inside the chambers and a great view...More

Thank flo220
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We typically try to visit any state capital building we can....we have been to maybe 30....this one in ND was different in that it is a very utilitarian - a skyscraper-type built in the 1930's, with some art deco type flair. A mini - Empire...More

Thank BrianK609
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This capitol building is 18 floors tall rather than the traditional dome. It is hard to believe that the legislature only meets every other year. The interior of the building is opulent and the observation tower provides an expansive view of the surrounding area.

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RvnLinda
1 September 2015|
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Response from CindyS4240 | Property representative |
Tours are available Monday - Friday at 9, 10, and 11:00 am, plus 1, 2, and 3:00 pm. Between Memorial Day to Labor weekend tours are available. Saturday tours are 9, 10, 11:00 am and 1, 2, and 3:00 pm. Sunday tours are... More
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