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State Capitol

The Minnesota State Capitol Building is undergoing a $272.7 million, three-plus-year restoration, renovation and repair initiative.  Work began in Fall 2013, and will end in 2017.  To learn more about the project, see the State Capitol Restoration Project website. 


75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
General Information: 651-296-2739
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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All Capitol Building entrances are closed except the south main entrance and the Capitol basement tunnel.  The public disability access entrance is located directly under the south main entrance stairs.  As the restoration progresses, available entrances may change.

Parking Information
During the Capitol Building restoration project, parking locations and availability may change.  Visit the Parking/Transportation page for the most up-to-date information.

For contract parking contact:
or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Admin Plant Management Service Line at 651-201-2300

Access Information
The loading dock is on the southwest side of the State Office Building, between the ramp and building, entry is off Rice Street.

Building Occupants/Tenants
House of Representatives - temporarily relocated to: State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
Senate - temporarily relocated to: Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155

Annual Building Tenant Survey
Building survey available December 2014.

The Rathskeller is located in the basement of the State Capitol building. It is open only during the legislative session (Jan-May).  Operating hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Friday, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM.

The Transportation Cafeteria is open year round.  Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM - 1:30 PM.  Catering service is available from Taher Capitol Complex Dining Services at 651-224-3004.

Year Built/Architect
1905/Cass Gilbert

Building Area
378,825 square feet

Key Contact Information
Admin Plant Management Service Line: 651-201-2300
Building Manager: Gordon Specht