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Virginia Capitol Building

9th & Grace Sts, Richmond, VA 23219
+1 804-698-1788
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Quick Visit While At A Conference

After my conference ended, I had a little time to kill before my return flight. I briefly visited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greenville, South Carolina
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Not just a landmark but a living history

We visited capital various times in past 5 years whenever we have company from out of town or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richmond, Virginia
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Inside the white, columned state capitol building, designed by Thomas Jefferson to resemble a first-century Roman temple in France, is the only sculpture of George Washington produced in his lifetime.
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9th & Grace Sts, Richmond, VA 23219
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After my conference ended, I had a little time to kill before my return flight. I briefly visited the Capitol and am glad that I did. The staff I encountered was friendly and helpful. The building is beautiful and well maintained. I wish that I...More

Thank MarkJ_2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited capital various times in past 5 years whenever we have company from out of town or overseas. This capital building is the only state capital building which is the original building still in use.as capital building.The portraits of various Governors show that some...More

Thank balla56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't take a tour of the inside, however I wish we had. It was later in the evening when we visited so we got to meet some politicians outside, one of which told my husband (who's from Ohio) what the state deal meant, which...More

Thank Davina S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

One of the architects of this beautiful complex was Thomas Jefferson. It rightfully has the status of Historic Landmark. It is beautifully maintained. We were able to visit Virginia Capitol for free and a lot of fascinating information was provided. The tour-guides are knowledgeable and...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Virginia Capitol Building, which at the time, was having seating constructed for the January inauguration of the new governor. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and willing to answer any question we had. We were able to visit...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We would certainly recommend taking a guided tour (free of charge) through this historic building. Our guide was very well informed, articulate and proud of the building he was showing. He provided interesting information on the unique aspects of the structure, from its original architectural...More

Thank patkaloger
Reviewed 4 December 2017

For beauty in architecture (designed by Thomas Jefferson) and for history buffs, this is a must building to tour!

Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the building and the history depicted in the building. The House and Senate chambers were beautiful. Neat info about the Winston Churchill visit to Virginia. Beautiful building. Great staff. Enjoyed talking to the Capitol Police officer who had a daughter in Charleston at...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 14 November 2017

While driving up to DC my wife and I stopped by this statehouse and took a stroll around the grounds. While a little hilly we thought this was a very picturesque state house with well-kept grounds.

Thank jesselodge
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The entire building was impressive. Rotunda was beautiful. The lady at the front desk was very nice and informative. Lots of stairs to climb but there are elevators. Wish I had more time to read all the info on the walls

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6 September 2017|
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Response from sanju_222323 | Reviewed this property |
we parked at the street right in front of it. it has visitor parking.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have to prearranged tours. They take place at various times throughout the day.
22 October 2016|
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Response from bcrodick | Reviewed this property |
Metered parking (two hour maximum) is available on streets adjacent to the state capitol: Broad St, Grace St, 14th St, Main St, 10th St, and Bank St near the capitol visitor entrance. Pay lots are available on Grace St, 3... More