Capitol Building Hours:
• Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Monday – Friday 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. During July and August, an additional tour is offered at 2:15.
Closed weekends, all state holidays, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving and December 24 – January 1.
Tours begin at adjacent Legislative Office Building (300 Capitol Avenue), through the tunnel. For those who do not wish to walk the distance to the Legislative Office, you may join the group fifteen minutes after a tour begins; wait for the group in the capitol rotunda to join the tour already in progress!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE STAMP FOR YOUR BOOK IS AVAILABLE ONLY M-F 8:30-3:00!
The stamp for Connecticut is located in two places: Room 101, 1st floor of the capitol and Legislative Office Building, west entrance information desk.
This information was updated in January of 2020.
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Comments from readers
I really enjoyed visiting the city of Hartford, Connecticut and it’s beautiful capitol building on JUNE 13th. I love the gothic look that it presents and was able to see the Gov as she entered the building! her staff presented us with nice pen sets!!!
I have been to only nine state houses since I started in 2008 – well, I do live in England! However, having visited Hartford only last week (3rd August 2010) I can safely say that it is the most beautiful so far. They are all impressive in their own way, but this is a belter! We met the Governor, were given a few gifts and the tour guide, Alice Hinchcliffe, was great too.
Malcolm B., Leicestershire, England