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Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln

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Admire the architecture and artwork at Nebraska State Capitol. Both the inside and the outside of the 120 m (400 ft) capitol are adorned with symbolic friezes, mosaics, and murals that depict both the world and the Nebraskan heritage. The tower provides excellent views of Lincoln and is capped by a reflective, golden dome that features a 5.8 m (19 ft) sculpture of the Sower. The building offers many amenities, including a cafeteria, gift shop with Nebraska-related books and memorabilia, restrooms, and a private room for mothers with children. Free guided tours of the capitol are readily available. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Nebraska State Capitol and many more Lincoln attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lincoln trip planning website .
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  • As it was a Ball game day, we were unsure if this would be open. Luckily, it was. Although it was 1.10 pm, we still made our way to the 2nd floor for the tour (for 2 pm, as tours happen on the hour: 1...  more »
  • We did not go inside because it was closed but walked around the entire building. It has some cool historical sayings carved into the building. I had to look up a photo of the statue at the top of the...  more »
  • This was the highlight of my trip to Nebraska. The building is a gem, with beautiful decorative art on every surface. Make sure to save time for the tour. I had an excellent guide who pointed out many...  more »
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  • I love our state capital building. I've made a point to stop at other state capital buildings in other states while vacationing and I must say ours is beautiful. There is always someone at the information desk and they have always been friendly. The tours are short but full of information. A must see. Don't forget to make a trip to the 14th floor to look out over Lincoln.
  • We've been to 22 Capital Buildings; to include the Nation's Capital Building in DC. We experienced each State's Capital Building Guided Tour; including Washington, DC Capital Building. "NEBRASKA'S" Capital Building is not the most elegant, expensive, or exciting...but I like it the most, so far, of the 22 Capital Buildings I have seen. It's simple, sturdy, and straight forward. Do misunderstand, it references the Native Indians, State Founding Members, State Hero's, Developers, Engineers, etc... This Capital Building is set up for the Leaders to do the work for the people of this State. No post 9-11 histeria, No congestion in or around the Building... THEY HAVE A ONE BODY, "UNICAMERAL", LEGISLATION. Talk about "For the People" - So far, Nebraska is MY favorite. We plan to see all "FIFTY" in the next 12 Months
  • The Capitol is a great place to visit. Awesome history inside and amazing view from the deck.
  • Living history. Beautiful murals, so fun to wander around. Recommend you just walk around and enjoy yourself.
  • Beautiful place. Free visit.

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