There are a number of public parking options for those visiting the Minnesota State Capitol Complex. The symbol seen at right indicates public parking availability in parking lots and ramps. See the tabs below for complete info on parking. More parking maps can be found on our maps page.
- Electric Vehicle Charging Station
PMD now offers a two vehicle Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Lot C. Electric vehicle owners visiting the Capitol Complex may park for free and charge their vehicle for a maximum of 4 hours at this station, no payment required. To utilize this free park and charge station, vehicles must be plugged in and connected to the station. Please note - All other parking in Lot C is contract parking only.
Metered parking is available at the following locations on the Capitol Complex:Andersen Ramp
Metered parking is controlled by Admin Plant Management. These state parking facilities are patrolled and monitored by Capitol Security Division of the Department of Public Safety. Capitol Security enforces parking in these areas. Capitol Security is also available to provide an escort service to your vehicle. Call 651-201-6974 to request an escort and allow up to 20 minutes for escort to arrive.
Metered city street parking is available at the following locations:
Metered city street parking is patrolled and enforced by the City of St. Paul. Parking meters typically take quarters only, with one quarter buying 12 minutes of parking time.
Public disability parking is available throughout the Capitol Complex. This parking is in close proximity to building accessibility entrances. Vehicles must display either a disability parking certificate or a disability license plate issued by the Department of Public Safety.
View the full public disability parking map for exact locations and descriptions.
Bike racks on the Minnesota State Capitol Complex are available in the following locations:
For all locations, view the Bicycle Parking Map.
State-owned visitor parking locations on the Capitol Complex are equipped with multi-space parking meter pay stations. Payment options include Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards, $1 and $5 bills, as well as coins. Parking can be paid at a rate of $1.50 per hour or $6.00 for an all-day rate. Beginning July 1, 2014, rates will be $1.75 per hour or $7.00 for an all day rate.
Easy to follow screen prompts provide instructions and each transaction generates a receipt showing the expiration time with the stall number for reference. Customers can add time from any pay station on the Capitol Complex.
Public Parking Locations with multi-space meters include:
View the full public parking locations map for more detail.
Note: City street parking meters typically take quarters only, with one quarter buying 12 minutes of parking time.