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Minnesota State Capitol in autumn
State Capitol
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55155
For tour information, contact 651-259-3015 or for School Tours: 651-259-3400

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The State Capitol building is open to the public Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.  Saturday hours are 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  The building is closed on Sundays.

Tour an architectural masterpiece by influential architect Cass Gilbert. From its grand stairs to its historic legislative chambers to the public works of art surrounding the building, there's always something to see at the State Capitol. Take a free guided tour to see the restoration effort up close or take your own self-guided tour .

How to Get Here

Access Information

The loading dock for the Capitol Building is at the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55155.  Loading dock is on the north side of building on Sherburne Avenue. Loading dock can accommodate straight trucks only; no semi-tractor trailers

Building Occupants/Tenants

Attorney General's Office
Governor's Office
House of Representatives
Minnesota Historical Society

Conference Rooms

State Capitol conference rooms are scheduled through Capitol Complex Reservations.  All rooms in the State Capitol building, except for G20A, are subject to bumping during the legislative session. 

Public Use of the State Capitol Building and Grounds

The building and grounds are available for use by the public to hold various gatherings, speeches, ceremonies, meetings and other related uses. The event applicant must agree to and accept responsibility for managing the requirements and Rules of Conduct for Users of Public Space in State Buildings and on Capitol Complex by their event vendors, attendees, and volunteers. See our Public Events page for more information and resources.


The Rathskeller (Capitol) Cafe will remain open until the end of the legislative session.
Hours:    Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                Friday, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Transportation Cafe is open on a trial basis depending on volume of customer patronage.
Hours:    Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
                Friday, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

All other cafeterias on the Capitol Complex remain closed.

Catering service is available from Taher Capitol Complex Dining Services at 651-224-3004.

Year Built/Architect

1905/Cass Gilbert
2015-2017 Historic restoration/JE Dunn Construction

Building Area

378,825 square feet

Key Contact Information

Admin Facilities Management Service Line: 651-201-2300
Building Manager:  Sam Shafer

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