Hours and Admission

Admission

Admission to the State Capitol is free. Suggested donation of $5 per person for guided tours.

Free guided tour times

Tours leave at the top of the hour and are 45 minutes. Tours begin at the Capitol Information and Tour Center located in Room 126 on the first floor to the right side of the main (south) entrance.

Day First tour Last tour
Monday–Friday 10:00 am 2:00 pm

The Minnesota State Capitol is also open for self-guided tours.

The Minnesota State Capitol is closed November 25 & 26, 2021.

Building hours

Day Open Close
Monday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed  
Sunday Closed  

The information desk opens at 8:30 am on weekdays.

The Minnesota State Capitol is closed November 25 & 26, 2021.

2021 Holiday schedule

Closed

  • Independence Day (July 4, 2021)
  • Independence Day, observed (July 5, 2021)
  • Labor Day (September 6, 2021)
  • Veterans Day (November 11, 2021)
  • Thanksgiving (November 25, 2021)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (November 26, 2021)
  • Christmas Eve (December 24, 2021)
  • Christmas Day (December 25, 2021)
  • New Year's Eve (December 31, 2021)
  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2022)