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North Dakota State Capitol Building

600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 110, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
+1 701-328-2480
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Do the tour!

Ramona, the information booth volunteer, did not steer us wrong. She encourage us to wait 10... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Karin Q
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Great visit.

We visited the North Dakota State Capitol building early on a Thursday morning. We arrived at 7:30... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
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Tours begin on the hour. Monday through Friday: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm. Memorial Day through Labor weekend tours are offered. Saturday: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm. Sunday: 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm.
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600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 110, Bismarck, ND 58505-0601
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"observation deck"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Ramona, the information booth volunteer, did not steer us wrong. She encourage us to wait 10 minutes and take the 30 minute tour. We were going to walk around just a bit to say we visited the capitol. So glad we stayed. On the tour...More

Thank Karin Q
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the North Dakota State Capitol building early on a Thursday morning. We arrived at 7:30 AM. Almost no one else was in the capital visiting, since the tours did not begin until 9 AM. Then on the hour. However, we had access to...More

Thank meyerla
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Although you can do a self guided tour we would highly recommend taking the free guided tour . Our guide, Cindy, was very knowledgeable , plus you have access to places such as the Supreme Court which you won't be able to see on your...More

Thank Rod250
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This Capitol is unusual because it is a high rise with no cupola. The original building burned in 1930. This building was erected in 1934 as is Art Deco in style. It has also been expanded in later years. Our guide was very informative about...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The outside of the building is boringly modern, but the inside is worth a quick tour. The 1st floor has an interesting Art Deco theme and the top 12th floor offers view of the Capitol campus and surrounding countryside. Be sure to ride the express...More

Thank RedClayRambler
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

It is part of my bucket list to see all fifty capitols in the United States, take a selfie and so, when I saw this online, I guess I thought it would be different close up. We traveled several hours and well, I was just...More

Thank tgomezzzz
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Impressive building. Tour guide was well informed and gave a very good tour. Tours are free, and they explain not only the history of the building as well as an explanation of how the legislature works.

Thank Placidtravels
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very unique architecture for a capitol building. Make sure and go to the top floor for the view, that's the best part.

Thank David B
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We did not go inside, but we did want to take a peek at the exterior of one of the few non-dome state capital buildings.

Thank jerRsaus
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Neat State house with a tower. There's a very cool, free museum here that easily makes up for the underwhelming State house. Area wasn't busy. Apparently there's not a lot of traffic through there.

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RvnLinda
1 September 2015|
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Response from Cindy S | Property representative |
Tours are available Monday - Friday at 9, 10, and 11:00 am, plus 1, 2, and 3:00 pm. Between Memorial Day to Labor weekend tours are available. Saturday tours are 9, 10, 11:00 am and 1, 2, and 3:00 pm. Sunday tours are... More
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