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Wisconsin State Capitol

2 E. Main St.
Madison, WI 53703

Offering beautiful mosaics and towering marble columns, visit the State Capitol to experience the rich history of Wisconsin's diverse ethnic heritage on a free guided tour, or explore on your own.


Open to the public weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Free tours are offered daily, year round except on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Tours start at the information desk Monday through Saturday at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m.; and Sundays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m. A 4:00 p.m. tour is offered weekdays (Monday - Friday), excluding holidays, during Memorial Day through Labor Day. Plan on spending 45-55 minutes for a tour. The sixth floor museum and observation deck are open during the summer months.

Groups of ten or more can make an on-line reservation for a tour of the State Capitol or call (608)266-0382.

  • Days/Hours: Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm Weekends and Holidays: 8am - 4pm
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