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North Carolina State Capital grounds

Wasn't able to get in the capital building (too early in the morning). However, I thought the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JosephPaddy
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Well preserved place in history

This is a Well preserved place in history that is self guided unless you can be there on Saturdays... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Bill L
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Buffalo, New York
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All reviews self guided tour governor's office beautiful building north carolina legislative chambers vietnam memorial architectural details nice grounds back in the day entire building great architecture interesting visit civil war history the security guard three floors worth a visit fayetteville street
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Reviewed August 1, 2016

It is the historic Capital. We have sen better but still worth the visit. It a self guided tour. The legislative chamber are still as they were.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

It is small and unimpressive, a museum rather than a working state capitol. The new Legislative Building is where the Senate and House meet. The Governor's office is in the building; however it is not open to visitors. The Rotunda had a marble statue of George Washington in the center, sitting wearing a toga! We were told an Italian firm was contracted to carve the statue, and all the Roman leaders wore togas!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

Many interesting exhibits to see. Now home to the Governor's office, the old Senate and House chambers are worth visit as well as the old library and State Geology office.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

The capitol building packed in more than appears from the outside. Three floors of exhibits from the old senate and house meeting rooms to a beautiful library and a science lab to assess NC's natural resources. It's free, it's pretty fascinating, and I really recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ande N
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

Not as elaborate as other capitol buildings we have visited, but very enjoyable to be able to wander round this 1840,s capitol building at our own pace on a self guided tour. it was interesting to see the old House and Senate chambers, as well as the library and geologist,s office. The building is situated in lovely grounds with plenty of statues to take your interest.

Date of experience: June 2016
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