Texas State Capitol

Type: Architecture, Historic Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Austin is not only the home of the University of Texas, but the Texas State Capitol Building. The Capitol is an extraordinary example of late 19th century public architecture and is widely recognized...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Visitors: Center; Mon-Sat; 9am-5pm,; Sun; noon-5pm
  • Tours: available; Mon-Fri; 8:30am-4:30pm,; Sat; 9:30am-3:30pm,; Sun; noon-3:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Grab a Self-Guided Tour pamphlet in the Visitor's Center, and watch the action when the Texas Legislature is in session."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Texas State Capitol is the symbol of Austin's position as the capital city, and with a major renovation is impressive to visit.


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