Visiting the Minnesota State Capitol Complex

The Capitol is open for the 2017 session while construction continues in some areas of the building. The Capitol has been undergoing a comprehensive preservation effort since 2013, the first since it opened in 1905. The project will be fully complete, and a public Grand Opening celebration held, in August 2017. 

Legislative activities are back to their original locations

  • Legislative floor sessions will take place in the Capitol building. 
  • Hearings will be held in the Capitol building, State Office Building and Minnesota Senate Building. 
  • Public events and rallies will take place both inside the Capitol and on the Capitol grounds. 


The building is open to the public 

  • The Capitol Complex tunnel system is open.
  • All passenger elevators are open. 
  • Learn more about amenities in the Capitol on the Restrooms and Amenities page

To learn more about the Capitol restoration and to access quick links to many commonly asked questions, visit the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project website.

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