Minnesota State Capitol75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
St Paul, MN 55155
Accessible from I-94 & 35E, just N of downtown St. Paul. Park at meters M–F, park free in all state parking lots on weekends. GPS: 44.9551,-93.1022Get Directions
Completed in 1905, the Minnesota State Capitol is used by the Minnesota governor, Supreme Court, Senate and House of Representatives. Designed by Cass Gilbert, who was known for his classical style and pioneering skyscrapers, the Capitol features the second-largest self-supporting marble dome in the world, works by important 19th- and 20th-century artists, and battle flags from the Civil and Spanish-American Wars.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
- Sunday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Free, $5 suggested donation for guided tours
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 375 reviews
The Minnesota State Capitol building was opened in 1905. It is an impressive building sitting up on a hill. The dome is the second largest self supported marble dome in the world.
— Alexandra T, September 24, 2020
We roamed the building while waiting for our tour to begin and were delighted by the information and stories told to us by the 2 docents in the House chamber. Both were retired State troopers and...
— MiscJMM, March 6, 2020
After the huge remodel/rehab of a few years ago, this place looks fabulous! So much to see and if the Legislature is not in session, there are many areas to look at and experience. Don't miss...
— hborrm2264, February 4, 2020
I'd never been to a State Capitol building before and wasn't really sure what to expect - we'd heard that the Minnesota Capitol was quite modest compared to those in other states, but I was blown...
— Keenomanjaro, January 17, 2020
Such a beautiful building, marble pillars and staircases, breathtaking dome, somber official chambers, rich colours, warm woodwork, gilded details.......all brought to life by the informative guides...
— Madogfechan, January 13, 2020