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If it's in Texas, it must be bigger and better. That is the motto that architects followed with the Capitol Building in Austin. At one time, it was the tallest capitol building in the nation. Others might be taller now, but this is still a beautiful...more
All reviews beautiful building free tour guided tour house and senate chambers pink granite lots of history walk around great history gift shop great place to visit visitor center visiting austin dome architecture texas statues hinges
We got there just in time for the tour. There is one every half hour. Our tour guide was exceptional! Very articulate and congenial. I highly recommended taking the guided tour. Beautiful building and facilities.
We walked to the capital and happen to get there just as a tour was starting. The building was very impressive and so well kept. Everything sparkled. The tour was great and we learned many things about Texas.The tour was about 45 minutes. Then we...More
Very informative tour I wish I could remember our guides name she was bubbly and intelligent and knew her Texas history. You could tell she loved her job so it made us more invested. I would recommend for anyone. Tour lasts less than 1 hour.
I have been with both of my kids on field trips and with family visiting twice. I learn something new with every visit. Tons of history and just cool to be in the building where the state's business is conducted.
The state capitol building is an Austin landmark, visible from every part of the city. We didn't spend a great deal of time but got the sense that Texans are proud of their capitol and planned the city around it.