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Wisconsin State Capitol

Across from 1 E. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
+1 608-266-0382
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The lights at night are not to be missed!

I lived in Madison a long time ago and I am amazed at how the building looks with the lights on in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Faith H
Awesome attraction!

This is a most beautiful and well preserved and cared for capitol building. All employees were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 3 days ago

I lived in Madison a long time ago and I am amazed at how the building looks with the lights on in the evening, beautiful place to walk around. The neighborhood around is much improved from 40 years ago...

Thank Faith H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a most beautiful and well preserved and cared for capitol building. All employees were very helpful and the tour guide was most knowledgeable and did an excellent job of sharing the many interesting facts of this jewel of Madison. The tours appear to...More

Thank Laurieuhoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our ninth visit to Madison in 9 years. The growth and changes over this period have become more visible. Still, the Olbricht Botanical Gardens, just like the Farmers' Market on Saturday must be re-visited. The tour of the Capitol, a stop at the...More

Thank Herbert S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Architecture is beautiful . Grounds are clean, well kept. Go at night oo, the view is amazing! Be careful of the road around, it has huge bike lanes, is one way, and kind of confusing. Take advantage of the neat places to be around the...More

Thank gwen2k
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not take the tour but just walked in and looked around. Awesome, breath takingly beautiful. Just so much to see from the floor to ceiling.

Thank cussingcook1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of the state capitol in madison when visiting UW hospital and when I stayed at Hilton Monona downtown such a pleasant site in the midst of downtown so historic looking.

Thank 132williemaew
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a beautiful capitol building. It's easy to walk in. You only need 15-20 minutes of time to walk around. There was a very interesting art collection on display.

Thank FlightSurgeon66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While at the farmers market we couldn't resist a walk through the Capital. Accessible beautiful historical and a wonderful view from the observation area. Must see...

Thank Curtis P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building. Surprised there was minimal security. Access to all floors. Guided tour which was free was very interesting.

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the true beautiful landmarks in downtown Madison. A must for everyone of all ages to visit. The craftsmanship and history that went into building the capital. Too much to list. Go see for yourself!

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Chelsea T
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Yes it is in mid November I'm told
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
You can bring back packs and cameras and digital video recorders.