Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison

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See the granite Roman Renaissance structure of Wisconsin State Capitol, which houses chambers of the state's legislature, its supreme court, and the office of the governor. Take a free tour (offered daily) for a first-hand look at the building's marble floors, glass mosaics, and door knobs with the state's seal carved into them. From outside, look up at the capitol statue--the three-ton bronze figure covered in gold leaf symbolizes the state's motto--Forward. Plan to visit Wisconsin State Capitol and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Madison attractions using our Madison day trip site .
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  • You can walk around yourself or go on a free tour every half hour. The staff at the state capitol are all very nice. Enter on any side and it leads to the central area.  more »
  • The building is tremendous. It could not be built today. Walk around the square and look for weird things on rooftops. I like the minimal metal man perched on a rooftop across the street. The Capitol ...  more »
  • The Capitol is up on a hill, so you get a great view of Madison spanning out below. The building has a nice historic feel to it. I was there at night and it was quite nice actually. Not super busy. Cl...  more »
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