The Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul. It houses the Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor.
Be a part of history as it's happening. Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Saint Paul, MN 55155. For tour information, contact 651-259-3015 or for School Tours: 651-259-3400. Get directions. The State Capitol building is open to the public Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Saturday hours are 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The building is closed on Sundays.
Take a free guided tour and get an overview of Capitol history, art, architecture and state government. Highlights. The second-largest self-supported marble dome in the world; Exterior marble cleaned and repaired; Decorative art, murals and paintings restored to original 1905 patterns and colors
Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota. The city hosts the capitol building, designed by Saint Paul resident Cass Gilbert, and the House and Senate office buildings. The Minnesota Governor's Residence, which is used for some state functions, is on Summit Avenue.
The present Minnesota State Capitol was an ambitious undertaking for a state that was only 37 years old. After nine years of construction at a cost of $4.5 million, the building was opened to the public on Jan. 2, 1905, one day before the 34th legislature convened.
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Minnesota's State Capitol dome is the second largest self-supported marble dome in the world, behind St. Peters in Rome. (Image Courtesy of MarkusMark via Wikimedia Commons).
State Capitol Restoration Project The Capitol's $310 million, three plus-years comprehensive renovation and restoration project is the largest public preservation effort in state history. PHOTOS >> View the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration behind-the-scenes photos RESERVATIONS
About. 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 ...