Minnesota State Capitol
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155


The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017
Public tours return Jan. 3.
For the latest information visit the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project.



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Capitol Tours

Guided Tours

The Minnesota State Capitol will reopen January 2017.  Public guided tours will return Jan. 3.

45-minute guided tours will be offered on the hour, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, 1 to 3 pm. Tours provide an overview of Capitol history, art, architecture and state government, and will highlight the massive restoration effort, the largest since opening in 1905.

Highlights include:

  • Largest self-supported marble dome in the world.
  • Decorative art, murals and paintings restored to original 1905 patterns and colors.
  • Exterior marble cleaned and repaired.
  • Exposed limestone foundation walls and new public spaces in basement.

Find out more about the restoration and repair effort

Self-Guided Tours

Explore the Capitol Mall on your own with a cell phone tour. Call 877-411-4123 to access History on the Spot Cell Phone Tours (minute charges may apply.) Select the Minnesota State Capitol Mall tour to explore more than 20 monuments and memorials on the Capitol grounds with information about the artists who created each piece.

The tour includes memorials recognizing World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans; a reproduction of the Liberty Bell; a commemorative garden in honor of Minnesota suffragists; and sculptures honoring such diverse figures as Charles Lindbergh, Governor John Johnson, and Norwegian explorer, Leif Erickson.
The History on the Spot program is made possible through the support of the Richard & Shirley DeLeo Fund for Historic Sites.
An online tour is available for guests who want to learn more about the Capitol Mall Memorials and Remembrances before arriving at the Capitol.