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Wisconsin State Capitol

Across from 1 E. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-266-0382
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America the Beautiful!

America’s Wisconsin Capitol is a stunning representation of art, architecture, rare wood, and... read more

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Always great place to take friends

We had out of town visitors and this place is always great for impressing people who visits us. We... read more

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The majestic Roman Renaissance-style State Capitol has the only granite dome in the U.S. and inside has over 40 different types of stone from around the world as well as murals and handmade furniture. The observation deck, open in the summer, offers views of the city and surrounding lakes. Capitol Square plays host to state events throughout the year including Farmers Markets and Folk Festivals.
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Across from 1 E. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-266-0382

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

America’s Wisconsin Capitol is a stunning representation of art, architecture, rare wood, and world-class marble and granite. Our tour guide, a retired attorney, led us through the capital armed with extensive knowledge about the history of the four capitol buildings. The fourth and current capitol...More

Thank Gasunflower
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had out of town visitors and this place is always great for impressing people who visits us. We didn’t likes the “exhibition” the governor put in the middle of the center floor, but even this governor cannot distorted the beauty of this building.

Thank amitisraeli
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is probably the most classically beautiful state capitol in America. The resemblance to the national capitol in Washington is striking, but this building also has many unique and interesting features. I have visited more than half of the state capitols at this point, and...More

Thank stevenutah
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the most beautiful of all state capitols. Modeled on the national capitol in Washington DC it has been recently restored to its majestic splendor. Free tours offered daily leave from the rotunda. You will discover hidden treasures and visit spaces not...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Wisconsin State Capital building early on a Tuesday am. We arrived about 8:15am; the Capital building opens at 7:30 am. We found free one hour parking on the street, and walked in without any screening. Tours start at 9:00 am, so we...More

1  Thank meyerla
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here frequently for work and i know mu way around pretty well, but I even enjoyed one of the free tours led by a knowledgeable docent. They'll point out all sorts of details you might never have noticed if you're just walking around...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on a Saturday, so there was not a tour available, but it was open to the public. The building and architecture was beautiful. Highly recommend seeing.

Thank 77joanw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended one of the free hourly tours which was excellent. Got to see several impressive rooms in the building that seemed to be otherwise not be publicly accessible. Lots of great architectural history. Definitely check out the observation deck (take the elevator up to 4...More

Thank Priya A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying nearby , so a visit was mandatory . We were able to attach ourselves to a Guided tour , where the guide was brilliant , and got the group involved , whilst telling the story in simple and clear terms . A...More

Thank michaelcS2269LH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't expect much, but were pleasantly surprised by this tour. 50 minuted was perfect to see and learn about this interesting building. I would definitely recommend taking this tour!

Thank BigCityCowboy
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Yes , but if you want to taje the free tour Gómez around 1-3 pm
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You can bring back packs and cameras and digital video recorders.