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North Dakota State Capitol Building

600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 110, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
+1 701-328-2480
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Best Free Museum

Wow I could not believe how great this museum is and it is free to get in and free parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tjbales
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Family Bussiness

It was my first time to visit North Dakota..i do really loved it very beautiful place to relax,the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sidney V
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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, 3:00 pm.
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“top floor” (22 reviews)
“art deco” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
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600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 110, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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+1 701-328-2480
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"art deco"
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"observation deck"
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"state capitol"
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"supreme court"
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"tour guide"
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"hall of fame"
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"monkey room"
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"north dakota"
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"great tour"
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"high rise"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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"free tour"
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"free postcards"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow I could not believe how great this museum is and it is free to get in and free parking. Displays are terrific and well done. All on one floor so all ages can easily walk the museum. Love the dinosaur.

Thank tjbales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time to visit North Dakota..i do really loved it very beautiful place to relax,the weather so nice and very peaceful .and i love thos hills driving from Bismark to Linton love the scenery..love to go back and visit a family..

Thank Sidney V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love that we walked right in and were immediately provided a personal tour. The tour guide had great information and a great personality. We also got free postcards to send home at the end.

Thank Ginger R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When North Dakota rebuilt their capitol after the capitol building burned down in 1930, they built a new one for 2 million dollars. It looks like an office building. They later brought in artists to add interior and exterior decorations and sculptures. It is the...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting visit- do a guided tour usually on the hour Art Deco building from the 1930’s designed by Chicagoan E.Miller certainly makes for a different type of capital structure

Thank jfadds
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We typically visit the State Capitols in states that we visit, and enjoy much elaborate architecture and art in other buildings. North Dakota does not offer this. Rebuilt after a fire, there is no shred of creativity or interesting architecture in this building. Totally utilitarian....More

Thank connyp561
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour took about an hour and gave us glimpses into the history of the building and it’s workings today. Fascinating Art Deco style and use of a variety of materials costing around $2M in the 30s plus $11M in the 80s seemed great value...More

Thank pacuthbertson
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were surprised to hear the free, informative, half-hour long tours were even available on Independence Day! Chandeliers resembling wheat heads were impressive, as really, the whole building was! A good bit of ND history.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Unique skyscraper building on the prairie! The tallest building in ND. Free tours , breathtaking view from the top floor, access to see the House and the Senate. Beautiful marbel and special wood used in the construction of this interesting building. Includes pictures and interesting...More

Thank jfeeney19
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This is the 23rd Capitol Building tour that I have gone on and it was one of the best. Our tour guy was lovely, very knowledgeable and energetic. The tour was the perfect length and highlighted all the best features of the building, including the...More

Thank Emily M
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RvnLinda
1 September 2015|
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Response from Cindy S | 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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