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Capitol Building

Texas Capitol

445 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
The pink-granite building is the centerpiece of downtown Austin, perched on a hill at 12th Street and Congress Avenue. Free guided tours are held daily, starting in the South Foyer, but brochures are also available on the first floor for self-guided tours. The Texas Legislature meets every two years, so you’ll have to check the schedule if you want to see an actual session in progress.
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Tips from locals

December 02, 2019
Come see murals of all the governors of Texas. Nice architecture, big building, FREE.
Nelsa M
Nelsa M
November 22, 2019
The Texas Capitol is a historical spot in the middle of Downtown Austin
November 08, 2019
The Capitol grounds comprise of about 22 acres in the heart of downtown Austin, so there's plenty more to see! Featuring 17 monuments Opens in New Window , historic buildings and trees and beautifully landscaped lawns, the grounds are a great place to explore, enjoy a picnic or learn more about the…
November 05, 2019
Beautiful piece of Texas history with stunning architecture.
October 31, 2019
Its free! Also its pretty cool to see some historic artwork and walk the the rooms where high profile US leaders spend their time working for our country

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1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone+1 512-463-4630
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 8:00 PM