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Washington State Capital Museum

211 21st Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
+1 360-753-2580
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Okay for a quick tour

We may not be the best judges of the museum because we only had about 20 minutes before the closed... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2013
Lebanon, Oregon
A Capital Experience

Don't miss this interesting visit. The guided tour was well done, informative without being tedious... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2013
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Small museum near the Capitol building.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
11 Feb 2017
“We Loved It”
29 Jan 2017
“Beauty Museum”
211 21st Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
+1 360-753-2580
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

We may not be the best judges of the museum because we only had about 20 minutes before the closed. The information about the history of the capital building was very interesting. We were there on the anniversary of Mt St Helen's erruption so it...More

1  Thank V M
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Don't miss this interesting visit. The guided tour was well done, informative without being tedious or overbearing. The museum answers some questions about Washington, and the State, and has plenty of atmosphere.

1  Thank Reachargo
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The Capital Museum is housed in the former Lord Mansion, which is a beautifull building, but after seeing the displays on the history of the Capitol, there was little else to hold our attention. It's only $2 to get in, a little hard to find,...More

1  Thank takn123
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Staff was very helpful in helping me pick up gifts for loved ones.Went out of their way to help me.Lots of selection to pick up gifts.

1  Thank Janice M
Reviewed 11 December 2012

The topic listed is the WA State Capital Museum and carriage house, which is several blocks from the Rotunda and legislative buildings in the historic South Capitol Neighborhood. It is a Spanish Colonial villa surrounded by lush lawns and evergreen trees - one of Olympia's...More

3  Thank ColvilleB4
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I visited when I moved here in 2010. We have a beautiful state!

1  Thank fairie13
Reviewed 28 February 2012

The State Capital Museum and Outreach Center is located in the historic Lord Mansion, seven blocks south of the capitol campus (Capitol Building) in Olympia. The museum is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history and culture of Washington and features two floors of exhibits....More

2  Thank AreWeHavingFunYet
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Great old mansion in Olympia - Not always open. Tacoma has the main museum filled with lots of interesting displays about Washington's fascinating history.

1  Thank ChrisC6649
Reviewed 16 January 2012

A decent though small museum. When added to a free tour of the capital building it's a great outing to teach kids about history and the legislative process.

2  Thank Skullmann
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