We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Capitol Complex Visitors Center

112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2403
+1 512-305-8400
Review Highlights
Vistor Center in Austin

this is one of the nicest tours of a State House and vistor center that we have done. Received a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheila S
Charlton, Massachusetts
Exhibits are inside

Very friendly staff greet you. No restrooms is a bummer. Lots of information on places throughout... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Issaquah, Washington
Read all 230 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The state's oldest office building now houses a tourist center, full of brochures to help you get the most out of your trip.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2403
+1 512-305-8400
Write a Review
Reviews (230)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

this is one of the nicest tours of a State House and vistor center that we have done. Received a lot of info and all our questions were answered

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very friendly staff greet you. No restrooms is a bummer. Lots of information on places throughout Texas. There are cool exhibits inside.

Thank yardranger
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This really is mainly an info center -- a place to pick up brochures & ask questions. They did have a few exhibits --& most seemed to be geared toward kids -- so if you have kids, it would worth a look. If no kids,...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 5 days ago

you may as well visit this spot while touring the state capitol building and grounds. It is not very large, but has some interesting films and exhibits and it is free. There were plenty of hands on things for kids to do.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

is housed in the old general land office building...beautiful displays, lots of travel brochures, pleasant staff, great restrooms in the basement...

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky. There was no line since it's the day after July 4th. We just went through security line and the tour just started. We listen for a little bit and decided to walk on our own. It was similar to Sacramento State capital...More

Thank Bay_farm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

....the red Granite Capitol has stood as a symbol of the seat of Texas Government. Completed and dedicated in 1888, it first had a zinc Goddess of Liberty atop the dome, and cost $3.7 million . (Goddess is now aluminum, to withstand the elements). The...More

Thank LK R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a bit of history in the building as well as maps and a gift shop. The staff was very helpful.

Thank SWCed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Start your trip to Austin at the visitors centre to make sure that you know what's available in the city. The staff are friendly and informed and will help you to make choices of what you want to see!

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This free Visitor Center experience, located near the State Capitol Building, is a great first stop to get you oriented to Austin's history, politics, and culture. The first floor provides an overview of some of the historic sites in Austin, along with a gift shop...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Nearby Restaurants
Texas Chili Parlor
405 reviews
.32 km away
The Clay Pit
436 reviews
.53 km away
Quattro Gatti
112 reviews
.38 km away
Sushi Junai
36 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby Attractions
State Capitol
5,534 reviews
.02 km away
St. Mary's Cathedral
58 reviews
.36 km away
Paramount Theatre
84 reviews
.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Phil V
30 December 2015|
Response from La E | Reviewed this property |
Phil, this JUST floated in to me a few minutes ago. When we went it was free and it was about 1:00 PM. However, being a new year, I would call them at (512) 305 8400 as a verification. Several places have had budget cutbacks... More