Minnesota State Capitol

Minnesota State Capitol dome and Quadriga golden sculpture

A 1905 masterpiece returned to its original grandeur

Minnesota State Capitol building

A 1905 masterpiece returned to its original grandeur

Hours and Admission

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission is free.
Suggested donation of $5 for guided tours.

Guided Tours

Weekdays: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tours leave at the top of the hour
and are 45 minutes.
All public tour times

Field trips

Getting Here

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

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Be a part of history as it's happening. Connect with this landmark building designed by Cass Gilbert through its amazing stories — and learn about its incredible architecture, art and history.

The Quadriga sculpture (golden horses), viewed from below

Grand Opening Celebration

Friday, August 11, 8 am-10 pm
Saturday, August 12, 8 am-10 pm
Sunday, August 13, 9 am-8 pm

Don't miss this unique, historic, and truly Minnesotan event! Come and mark the return of our beautifully restored and improved capitol to the people of Minnesota after its four-year renovation. Celebrate the Minnesotans (you!) who made it possible.

All-ages fun includes:

  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday
  • Fireworks on Saturday night
  • Ice cream social on Sunday
  • Daily guided tours with access to the Quadriga
  • Kids' activities, including a scavenger hunt and "make and takes"
pink fireworks to the right of the Capitol dome with a bluish sky


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