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Kansas State Capitol Located in downtown Topeka, the State Capitol architecture exemplifies the strength of the pioneer spirit. Dating back to 1866, the Capitol houses Kansas' most famous works of art by native-born John Steuart Curry. The House and Senate Chamber proudly display native oak, cherry wood, and marble from Kansas, Italy, Belgium and Tennesee.

Tour the State Capitol with a guide who not only knows the "wood and stone" of the magnificent structure, but will captivate you with storytelling of early governing and historical events. View the recently remodeled House of Representatives and Senate Chambers.


Admission: Free Admission
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.. Closed Sunday and Holidays
Address: SW 8th and SW Van Buren
Phone: 785-296-3966
Our Email: capitol@kshs.org
Our Website:www.kshs.org/p/kansas-state-capitol-exhibits/18477
Tours constructed 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and 1,2,3 p.m. Monday through Friday. (1 Hour) Bus Parking - Handicapped Accessible.

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