Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City

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Completed in 1917, the Missouri State Capitol is a 500,000 square-foot living history exhibit of art, architecture, and state politics. Rising more than 238 feet above the banks of the Missouri River in Jefferson City, Missouri, the structure was recently recognized as one of the nation's top "10 Cool Capitols" by USA Today.
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  • This State Capitol is absolutely beautiful inside. They are renovating the outside so I was bummed that we could not get pictures of the outside of the building but it needs to be done. The building a...  more »
  • The free tour was excellent and we enjoyed walking around the building after the tour as well. I definitely recommend a visit!  more »
  • Excellent trip for adults and children. Many displays, beautiful paintings on the second floor, beautiful grounds and fountains  more »
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  • 2 thumbs up to everyone at the state capitol!!! life unlimited from liberty mo traveled to the capitol with our individuals with special needs yesterday for disability rights day. I must say that this year everyone welcomed us with open arms. we had a really nice time. keep up the good work!!!! makes me proud be to able to brag on my hometown!!!! jay pride native 05!!!! much better then last year!!!!!!
  • There is a lot of cool historical sites and monuments to check out here. Unfortunately our trip was spontaneous and during the winter. Everything was closed and the Capitol building was under renovation and completely fenced off. We still got to check out a lot of the monuments and other cool sites. There is an awesome view of the Missouri River and great places for taking pictures.
  • It was great seeing both the House and the Senate lounges. The Thomas Hart Benton paintings in the house lounge were spectacular. The capital is a Missouri treasure that all Missourians should make an effort to go visit!
  • This place is beautiful! We loved the free tour and the museum inside. Even with the renovations going on the outside, it was well worth the visit.
  • Great and beautiful building with lots of interesting history! Recommended!
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