The Texas State Capitol is the capitol and seat of government of the American state of Texas. Located in downtown Austin, Texas , the structure houses the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and of the Governor of Texas .
Explore the Capitol Visitors Center. Official website of the State Preservation Board. We maintain the Texas Capitol, Visitors Center, Governors Mansion, Bullock Museum, State Cemetery and their grounds.
Tours take visitors to key areas of the Capitol and offer information on the building, Texas history, and the legislature. Capitol Tours are free. Please be aware that historic buildings often have uneven floors, narrow staircases, and other hazards that may cause you to trip, slip, or fall.
The Texas Capitol is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinguished state capitols. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986. Free, guided tours. Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30 p.m.; Sat. 9:30-3:30 p.m.; Sun. noon-3:30 p.m.
Address 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701 Loading Dock Colorado St. & W 13th St., Austin, Texas 78701 Phone Capitol Complex Info: 512.463.4630 Tour Guides Office: 512.463.0063
Texas State Capitol The place where government and history happen every day. Explore the Capitol by selecting an area of the building, or rotating the carousel below to take a tour. Senate Governor’s Office House of Representatives Goddess of Liberty Supreme Court Capitol Grounds Capitol Art Capitol Art Senate Governor's Office
Capitol History. Located near the center of Austin, on the square originally selected as the site of the Capitol of the Republic of Texas, the State Capitol is more than just another building to Texans throughout the state: it represents a great part of our heritage.
Capitol Complex Information. Website for the Texas Legislature. Provides information on legislation, committees, house, and senate.
The Texas State Capitol from the top of the Dewitt C. Greer building. Photo by Stan A. Williams. Is it safe to visit the pink-domed Texas State Capitol right now? The short answer is “Yes.” The 133-year-old Capitol building reopened to the public in early January after being closed to sightseers since March.
Sarah Karney 05 September 2023. In 1882, Austin began construction of the Texas State Capitol because it thought the original capitol building, erected in 1853, too small. The six-year project hinted at the city’s grand hopes for its future. Loved by over 40s.