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

Hours

Building:
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Sat 10 am-3 pm
Sun 1-4 pm
 
Guided tours:
Mon-Sat 10 am-2 pm
Sun 1-3 pm
 

Closed holidays.

Special events are held year round. Call for group tours.

Admission

Hourly guided tours are free with a suggested donation of $5 per person.

Contact

651-296-2881

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Historical Resources

Minnesota History Articles:

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General Minnesota & State Capitol History

 
Autumn, 1952, p. 126-129.
 
Fall 1973, p. 238-254.
 
"The Origin of the State Flag", by William M. Becker
Spring, 1992, p. 2-18.
 
Winter 1998-99, p. 178-197.
 
"Timepieces", by Thomas O'Sullivan
Winter 2004, inside front cover. (Front cover of this issue also features full-color image of grand stairs leading to the Senate Chamber.)
 

State Government & Political History

 
Spring 1955, p. 187-194.
 
June 1956, p. 1-12.
 
September 1957, p. 297-312.
 
March 1958, p. 1-12.
 
Summer 1964, p. 37-48.
 
Summer 1976, p. 70-74.
 
Summer 1977, p. 223-240.
 

Women's History

 
Winter 1981, p. 302-314
 
Fall 1995, p. 290-303.
 

Governors

 
"Knute Nelson", by Jacob O.A. Preus
February 1924, p. 328-247.
 
December 1927, p. 329-262.
 
"John Lind Papers", by George M. Stephenson
June 1938, p. 159-165.
 
December 1957, p. 352-357.
 
December 1961, p. 324-334.
 
"Politics in My Lifetime", by Elmer A. Benson
Winter 1980, p. 154-161.
 
Fall 1983, p. 283-294.
 
"Editor's Page", by Russell W. Fridley
Summer 1986, p. 78. 
(RE: Floyd B. Olson)
 

Architecture

 
Spring 2000, p. 38-50.
 

Construction

 
Fall, 1986, p. 118-126.
 
Summer 2004, p. 62-71.
 

Art & Artists

 
Summer 1978, p. 66-74.

Spring, 1980, p. 2-15.
 
"Anton Gag, Bohemian", by Julie L'Enfant & Robert J. Paulson
Fall 1999, p. 376-392.
 

Capitol Mall

 
Vol. 1 1916, p. 302-316.
 

Civil & U.S.-Dakota Wars

 
May 1918, p. 420-425.
 
December 1925, p. 355-361.
 
March 1944, p. 11-39.
 
September 1945, p. 187-210.
 
1955, p. 317-324.
 
March 1956, p. 317-324.
 
September 1957, p. 313-319.
 
"Minnesota Goes to War", by Rhoda Gilman
March 1961, p. 212-215.
 
September, 1962, p. 99-114.
 
June 1963, p. 274-286.
 
June 1963, p. 258-273.
 
Spring 1965, p. 191-197.
 
Fall 1968, p. 117-125.
 
Summer 2001, p. 274-283.
 
 
Summer 2000, p. 58-73.