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New Capitol Building

400 S Monroe St, Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
+1 850-488-6167
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Very Cool Building

This is very unique state Capitol building. It is a 22 story tower - not a traditional dome... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
It's very modern as opposed to the "old" capitol

I was not impressed with the new Capitol building...I went because I needed to stamp my Capitol... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Alexandria Bay, New York
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This building replaced the "Old Capitol" for state government business.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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400 S Monroe St, Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
+1 850-488-6167
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is very unique state Capitol building. It is a 22 story tower - not a traditional dome building. North Dakota also has a tower structure but I am not aware of another state which does. The highlight for the traveler is the observation on...More

1  Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I was not impressed with the new Capitol building...I went because I needed to stamp my Capitol book. We did visit the 5 th floor with the house and senate, and we did go to the 22nd floor to look out at the city of...More

Thank SusanRVer
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I helped chaperone this trip to Tallahassee for 15 7th graders. We received an excellent tour of the building. It was very informative and the students enjoyed the observation deck and the landmarks pointed out. Then we went down to the gallery of the House...More

1  Thank Christine G
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must when you are in town. See the museum in Old Capitol an then take the elevator up to the top of New Capitol to see the view over the city.

Thank 57Klas
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The place was a flurry of activity, fresh flowers on all of the table tops in the House Chamber. The opening ceremony was very official and patriotic, the national anthem, pledge of allegiance and a color guard made the opening day complete. The lobby was...More

1  Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I went with a group to support first responders. We went to see our local representatives and senators. The odd thing about this place is that the senators and representatives are not all in one grouping. I would have expected the senators to be in...More

1  Thank ftjdadajt
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The new capitol building has quite a few different permanent displays. The best floors for these are 1, 2, and 3. On the 4th floor depending on the time of year you can walk around the House of Representatives and Senate chamber floor and look...More

1  Thank Solomon_Montana
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This was one place I had to stop at before leaving back home and that was to go up 22nd floor in the Florida Capitol building and observe the views and its free! As you walk in, you must go through security first which was...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Went to see legislature in session. The legislators were in committee meetings. The building was very crowded with tours and everyday traffic!

1  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We toured the 22nd floor which provided great views of the entire city. We had a guide with us who explained what we were viewing in each direction. There were signs depicting major items to view from each direction, so you could do this without...More

3  Thank volare791
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29 March 2017|
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Response from Matthew M | Reviewed this property |
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM Closed Sat & Sun"
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21 January 2017|
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Response from Peacock Susan P | Reviewed this property |
Hello, To my knowledge, there are not tours to the top of the Capitol, but it is worth going up and wandering around taking in the view and, if you're lucky, see an art exhibition (the people at the entrance will know if... More
9 November 2015|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, is new one started this week. Enjoy!