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Capitol Square

2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
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2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful grounds and the capitol building itself was prestigious and lovely. The flower beds were gorgeous and well-tended.

Thank Gay T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hadn't been here in years, but went with my out-of-town family, Got there several hours ahead of time, threw down our quilt, and wandered State Street for a couple of hours. Liked that everyone was so friendly. The set up was great, and accommodated everyone's...More

Thank feathersquilter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Capitol square is a short walk from the Hyatt and is well laid out. There are nice restaurants and shops around the square and even down some of the side streets. There are capitol tours, but we did not take one due to time constraints

Thank RanMat
Reviewed 1 week ago

great central location. can't get lost - just look up. art and craft shows, foodies, music - it is all happening here.

Thank Boxter98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ever since our girls were small they liked to go down on the Capitol Square to explore the area. They love to go into the Capitol and walk around and explore the different wings. There is always something going on from a farmer's market on...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Variety, freshness, variety, and friendly vendor's. A Midwest treasure. Bring a cooler, and a bit of energy, as it takes awhile to walk the entire square. . An experience worth the effort.

Thank dubuque41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fact that you can go in and go up to the top for free is amazing, but even if it wasn't, the view from the top of the building is stunning. The 360° views of Madison and the surrounding areas are worth a price....More

Thank Kennedyt1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are looking at the capitol from a cozy restaurant on a cold winter night or strolling around the Dane County Farmers' Market on a busy summer Saturday morning, I think you will find Capitol Square a great place to be. The Capitol itself...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to walk around the Capitol! Summer or winter it is always nice) When you get there you have so many options to continue your walk: Monona Terrace, State Street, MMOC, MCM, many restaurants, shops, and much more to see, look at, and taste!...More

Thank pazjorka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable - lucky that it wasn't too crowded - we were there on Sunday, July 2 - worked well for us - but parking around there and State Street is very difficult without a map - so have one with you - or your...More

Thank melissav7142017
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19 September 2016|
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Response from Terlayne | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not certain. I believe the Capitol has guided tours and is handicap accessible.