General hours M-F 8-6, weekends and holidays 8-4.
Guided tours Monday – Saturday 9 – 11, 1 – 3, Sunday 1 – 3.
From June to August, an additional 4:00 tour is offered on non-holiday weekdays.
All tours are offered on the hour.
Groups of ten or more should make advanced reservations.
The Wisconsin capitol has an outside observation deck at the base of the dome, which is usually open through the end of the year. Please call ahead to determine availability.
The stamp for Wisconsin is located at the rotunda tour desk.
This information was updated in January of 2020.
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Comments from readers
Beautiful Building, Top Notch Tour! The dome is really cool and made out of granite, which doesn’t happen all too much.
a happy capitol visitor