North Dakota Capitol Building

BismarckNorth Dakota


General hours
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

From September through May, tours are offered from 9-3 during the week.

Weekend hours are available only Memorial Day – Labor Day
• Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• Sunday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

When the capitol is open, guided tours are available on the hour except for 12-1 each day, when the tour desk is closed.

Closed all standard holidays in the winter; the capitol is open on summer holidays.

Map to the Capitol Building in Bismarck
North Dakota Capitol Website

The stamp for North Dakota is located at the ground floor information desk.

This information was updated in January of 2020.

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Comments from readers

I was definitely surprised by this capitol. The exterior is not as ornate or extravagant as others, but the interior is remarkable and very unique. Certain parts of the interior remind me of an old movie theater or a wonder place for a social gathering.

a capitol visitor