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Idaho State Capitol Building

700 W Jefferson St, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
+1 208-332-1012
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (49 reviews)
“white marble” (16 reviews)
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LOCATION
700 W Jefferson St, 8th Street, and State Street, Boise, ID 83702
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+1 208-332-1012
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"gift shop"
in 49 reviews
"governor's office"
in 18 reviews
"white marble"
in 16 reviews
"liberty bell"
in 12 reviews
"bottom floor"
in 12 reviews
"garden level"
in 11 reviews
"nice building"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful capital"
in 9 reviews
"great architecture"
in 7 reviews
"legislative chambers"
in 6 reviews
"open to the public"
in 17 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 29 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 6 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"downtown boise"
in 17 reviews
"rotunda"
in 43 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful state capitol. Lots of marble and stone. The grounds around are impeccable. Be sure to check out the bell.

Thank tdw295
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to make our trip to Boise educational so we made our way to the Capitol Building. As soon as I walked through the doors I was blown away by the marble floor to ceiling. The first level had everything you needed to know...More

Thank hinky19832003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I entered in the ground floor, which was straight into the Gift Shop. I picked up a map and off I went. The house floors were open so I could get pictures and see where they seat. I went to the Governors office which was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took grandkids during spring break! We had the building pretty much to ourselves. It was great just walking through and looking at the detail and history. The gardens/lawns were wonderful for the kids to play after we had toured the inside. The last time...More

Thank Lo S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have your camera ready for not-to-be-missed photos during a self-guided tour of Boise's capitol building. Spacious, clean, and gorgeous (with spotless bathrooms).

Thank lauriebuchanan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boise and the natural beauty of the area add to the majesty of the capitol building. We could not get a guided tour. You need 5 people to get one, and this was a weekday in January. So, we explored the building. There are lots...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This destination site is well worth a visit. The whole visit takes 2-3 hours, with numerous interesting chambers to visit and lots to read about the creation of the State of Idaho. Lots to learn and absorb

Thank Misty2507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Idaho State Capital Building was breathtaking to see. Not only because of the archetecture and the numerous statues around the campus, but because in the background are those lovely rolling Idaho hills.

Thank MzCupcakez
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really neat old building that is crawling with history. plenty of displays and great historical features. highly recommend

Thank jon s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this while in town for the weekend. It is a pretty impressive building, and worth a drive by at least.

Thank Ash L
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eddie550
30 July 2017|
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Response from danddavis | Reviewed this property |
Free of charge and way worth it.
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sans g
2 April 2017|
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Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
The regular tours are Monday - Friday at 10am and 1pm each day.
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schindlerkins
18 August 2015|
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Response from Michelle O | Property representative |
Hello, If the dog is a service animal, it is welcome in the building. For all other animals, we request they do stay outside. Thank you for your question.
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