State Capitol

Government – Architecture

The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840, is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture. It is a National Historic Landmark.

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To schedule a group of 10 or more for a guided tour of the State Capitol or Executive Mansion, please call Capital Area Visitor Services (CAVS) at least two weeks ahead of your intended visit at 919-807-7950 or 866-724-8687. More information about scheduling tours of the state attractions in downtown Raleigh can be found on the CAVS website.

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  • June 17:
    Meet Your State Symbols

    Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm
    Come meet your North Carolina state symbols at THE state symbol, the NC State Capitol! Join us for a day of free family fun on the Capitol grounds learning about the symbols that represent our state and how they affect our environment and cultures. Come meet the state salamander, the state folk dance - maybe even the state insect! No tickets necessary, FREE admission. The building will also be open for guided and self-guided tours.


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Contact Us

Street Address:
One East Edenton Street
Raleigh, N.C.

Mailing Address:
4624 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C.27699-4624

Phone: (919) 733-4994
Fax: (919) 715-4030
Email: state.capitol@ncdcr.gov

Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays and most major state holidays. Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation.

Tours

Self-guided Tours:
Monday-Friday

Guided Tours:
Saturday: 11 a.m., 2 p.m.

Admission

Admission is free. Donations are welcomed and appreciated.


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