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Capitol Building

Texas Capitol

447 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.
Heena
Heena
Lives in Cedar Park

Tips from locals

Candice
Candice
January 27, 2020
Explore the city while you're here!
May
May
January 20, 2020
Home to the state legislature. Free public access. Great place to take a tour and the cafeteria in the basement is cheap and tasty!
Wade
Wade
February 9, 2020
State Capitol building is a 15 min walk away!
Scott
Scott
January 23, 2020
You can purchase tickets for inside tours of the Capitol building every day of the week, however, the park that it sits on is free and open to the public to walk around. It’s beautiful. (Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave)
Annette
Annette
February 12, 2020
Take a walk and visit the state capital!
Inessa
Inessa
October 29, 2019
Texas Capitol is in walking distance from our property. While it could be a bit hot to walk in Summer months, the rest of the year it is worth to visit and walk in a beautiful park.

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Location
1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone+1 512-463-4630
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 10:00 PM