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Pennsylvania State Capitol

Third Street, ird Street d Street Street reet et, Harrisburg, PA 17101
+1 800-868-7672
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The tour guide gave lots of fun facts about the state, today's political process & the building. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Beautiful but unfriendly security staff

We stayed in Harrisburg 1 night in April 2017 during a tour that led us through 9 Eastern + New... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Third Street, ird Street d Street Street reet et, Harrisburg, PA 17101
+1 800-868-7672
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tour guide gave lots of fun facts about the state, today's political process & the building. It was so sparkly and impressive to see the massive craftsmanship it took to build that in only a few years yet such a long time ago; not...More

Thank PerryNJ2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Harrisburg 1 night in April 2017 during a tour that led us through 9 Eastern + New England states. We liked Harrisburg a lot, although it was very quiet and a lot of places were closed as it was Easter Sunday. Hence,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction in Harrisburg is a must go! With over 110 years it is amazing outside and inside! Take the tour to know better the history behind this attraction.

1  Thank Cszepak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you go to the Capitol and you go on the tour. It lasts 45 minutes and it is free. You get to see the most beautiful and influential places where Penn law actually happens... Stunning history and stunning views. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Krinkis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I stopped to visit the Capitol it was very organized. They run tours several times a day with a guide that explains the history of the building and artwork, it was very informative and interesting.When i was there they had sign language interpreters available...More

1  Thank thrifydutchman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This capitol building is a must see for those who love history and beautiful architectural features. From the brick floors to the majestic rotunda, And the gorgeous fountains, you will be treated to a great experience as you tour this building?

1  Thank J G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took a trip to our capital building for a rally on the front steps. What a beautiful day. We got there early and had about an hour to walk around and take pictures. It being a Sunday there were limited tours...More

1  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good guided tour but very busy especially during Spring Break. Guides very informative. Go early to avoid crowds.

Thank sharonmgray
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We took the tour today, which was ok. It's every half an hour during the week. Very large vs other capitals and really appreciated the art work here. Tour took about 45 minutes but you can do self tours also. Worth stopping if you like...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The tour guide knew a lot about the building and it's history but had a strange speech pattern or way of presenting the information. I wish we learned more about what happens in the capitol. But the paintings were intricate with much meaning and the...More

Thank LauraLazewski
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Hello, I saw your review about the state capitol. I'm planning on being in Harrisburg March 15-19. I plan to see the capital building. Do you have any other recommendations? We will have a car so we can travel out a bit.
20 January 2017|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Chocolate World at Hershey, Hershey Park, Lancaster County for the Amish, Strasburg Railroad. Goggle them for details.
Tiido T
Why was the pool red in 2009?
24 May 2016|
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Response from Doris U | Reviewed this property |
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
Our church is taking a trip to PA to visit Hershey Park during July While in PA i would like us to tour the capital building ,I would like to know do we need to book for a group tour of the capital building.
6 March 2016|
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Response from handymandave | Reviewed this property |
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