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Building open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (M-F) and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat. and Sun.).

Information Desk:

Located in the rotunda, ground floor.


Daily Monday - Saturday at 9, 10, and 11 a.m., 1, 2, and 3 p.m.; Sundays at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Tours start at the Information Desk in the rotunda and last 45 to 55 minutes. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Call (608) 266-0382 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Observation Deck:

6th Floor, accessible from 4th floor via NW or W stairways. Open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day. There is a small museum devoted to the Capitol at the entrance to the observation deck.


Available at the Information Desk, include Capitol Guidebooks, Activity Books, postcards, miniatures, posters, and tour videos.

Capitol Police:

Room B4 North.

Handicapped Entrances:

At Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., East Washington Avenue, Wisconsin Avenue, and West Washington Avenue.


Parking on the Capitol square is limited. Several public ramps are located within two blocks of the Capitol.


Vending machines, North wing basement.

Senate Chamber:

South wing, 2nd floor; visitors gallery, 3rd floor.

Assembly Chamber:

West wing, 2nd floor; visitors gallery, 3rd floor.

Supreme Court Hearing Room:

East wing, 2nd floor.

Governor’s Office and Conference Room:

East wing, 1st floor.

Lieutenant Governor’s Office:

East wing, 1st floor.

Attorney General’s Office:

East wing, 1st floor.