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State Capitol

500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-5007
+1 605-773-3765
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Been there before, I came back again, will be back again

The grounds have life-size bronze figures showing diverse soldiers near the water feature. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
norman v
Beautiful Capitol grounds!

You will not want to miss a walk around the State Capitol. It has a beautiful lake and treelined... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brookings, South Dakota
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This stunning Greek Revival building completed in 1910 was at first modernized and later, in 1989, restored to its original magnificence, making it the most fully restored capitol building in the U.S. Self-guided and free guided tours are available.
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500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501-5007
+1 605-773-3765
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The grounds have life-size bronze figures showing diverse soldiers near the water feature. The inside is really beautiful with models showing previous first-ladies in their formal dresses. Notice the old-time iron railroad bridge above the road with very low clearance near the Capitol.

Thank norman v
Reviewed 4 days ago

You will not want to miss a walk around the State Capitol. It has a beautiful lake and treelined sidewalks and veterans memorials and statues. The views are stunning.

Thank CHBrooke
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a beautiful setting for a capitol. Park, little lake, art and statues around. Nice picture taking.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a cool space dedicated to the capital! Could spend hours walking around it & enjoying the nature.

Thank Apmec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a guided tour given by a knowledgeable guide who showed us round and embellished the tour with tales and background stories that illuminated the visit. A quaint, old fashioned capitol with few airs and graces (except perhaps the dolls collection) and some would...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

take the self guided tour and walk the lake. what a wonderful facility -- you can even walk right into the Governors office!!

Thank stlcathy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to register some trucks in the state today! They were very fast and I had a lot of spare time. So I did the self guided tour of the State Capital and looked and the Supreme Court and Congress area. I didn't go...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived early in Pierre to late to go inside the building, but took a nice stroll around the grounds. Very serene and lovely, especially along the lake..

Thank JackR46
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building and grounds. We enjoyed the artwork and majestic feeling inside. Very educational and beautiful and open everyday! Well done South Dakota!

Thank mojewett
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

A must see when in Pierre ....just beautiful plus special music on the weekends...the building is truly a classic as well.

Thank JodyFuller
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Shelly L
what hours can you come in and see the trees? we are planning a trip this sunday
19 December 2015|
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
Last day to view the trees is Dec 26th as far as I recall.