Activities & Resources
Minnesota State Capitol050in Saint Paul, MN 55155
about Minnesota State Capitol:
Once inside, visitors are likely to find the architecture, art, and exhibits - and sometimes the legislators - accessible. One free brochure is available to aid in self-guided exploration of the chambers and awe-inspiring rotunda; interesting Art Treasures Hunt and Capitol Mall Walking Tour brochures cost $2 each. To truly appreciate the symbolism and history in the building's details, join one of the free 45-minute guided tours offered on the hour daily; the last begins one hour before closing. Groups of ten or more need to register at least two weeks in advance. Weather permitting, the tours head out on the roof for a close-up view of the Quadriga.
Visitors may dine in the restored Rathskeller Cafeteria on the bottom floor. Tunnels on that level connect the Capitol with nearby government offices.
New in 2010: History on the Spot cell phone tours! Call 877.411.4123 to access the tour.