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Nice State Capitol

We have seen all the lower 48 state capitols. This was the 43rd one we visited. It is a nice... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
nowincolorado
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Colorado Springs, CO
Nice!

We picked up a self-guided tour brochure for the state building. (We had wanted to take the guided... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
JulieCirlin
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Overland Park, Ks
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The seat of government in Augusta.
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We have seen all the lower 48 state capitols. This was the 43rd one we visited. It is a nice state capitol. We really enjoyed touring it and we enjoyed the gorgeous view from the balcony on the upper floor. We discovered several state capitols...More

Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We picked up a self-guided tour brochure for the state building. (We had wanted to take the guided tour, but they had a LOT of students that day.) The building is impressive, the grounds are stately and I must say that everyone we encountered were...More

Thank JulieCirlin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Seeing this building will be the highlight of your trip to Augusta. It is a grand and majestic building. Well kept up. Stands out in the neighborhood. The dome is made of copper. But when we visited it, it was nog light green (corrosion color...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Originally by Bulfinch the Capitol has portraits of all Governors, Hall of Flags, House and Senate Chambers. Free tours are very interesting and Legislators in Action (relative term) can be seen from January to June (odd numbered years) or March (even numbered years)

Thank Deane R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were lucky enough to catch the 10 a.m. tour. The docent was impassioned and well-informed, so was able to share a 'treasure' that quite obviously is important to her. The pictures, mostly portraits, were diverse and the nearly-hour tour flew by! Most State Houses...More

1  Thank Wanderlassie
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not the best time to take exterior photos of the Capitol, as repairs are being done, disappointing. No idea on when it will be finished.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is what a State house should look like. I did feel that the security was adequate but not outstanding. I am a retired Judge and security has always been important to me.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 27 August 2016

On our continuing quest to visit every state capitol. Easy to find and ample free parking. Then drive down front to see huge landscaped park riverside in front of building. Took some impressive photos and enjoyed a relaxing rest in the large open area and...More

Thank Knox10SC
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My son and I are on a quest to visit all state capitals, and you never can predict which ones will be most interesting or why. For instance, we have loved the capitals in Charleston, WV and Montpelier, VT. But this capital in Augusta was...More

Thank ErikSimon
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Saw from a distance and drove to see close up. Very impressed. Columns, rotunda roof and statue on top, classic.

Thank Robert B
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