Minnesota Capitol Building

St. PaulMinnesota


General hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00, Saturdays 10-3, Sundays 1-4.

From March 1st until early June (the specific date varies), tours are offered M-F, from 9-4, Saturdays, 10-2 and Sundays 1-3.

The remainder of the year, tours are from 10-2 during the week , at 10, 11, 12, 1 and 2 on Saturdays, and 1, 2, 3 on Sundays.

All tours occur at the top of the hour and last 45 minutes.

The building is open on July 4th.  It is generally closed Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st.  The building may also close for other holidays; please call ahead to confirm.

Map to the Capitol Building in St. Paul
Minnesota Capitol Website

The stamp for Minnesota is at the information desk.

This information was updated in January of 2020.

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Comments from readers

I would recommend visiting when the temperature is over 40; otherwise you won’t get to see the golden horses!