Touring our State Capitol


The Wisconsin State Capitol welcomes thousands of visitors each year. On your next trip to Madison, I would encourage you to stop by, take a tour and enjoy the sites of this impressive building.

The building is open to the public weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free tours are offered daily, year round except on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.

Guided tours (roughly 45-55 minutes in length) start at the information desk Monday through Saturday at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m.; and Sundays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m. A 4:00 p.m. tour is offered weekdays (Monday - Friday), excluding holidays, during Memorial Day through Labor Day. The sixth floor museum and observation deck are open during the summer months.

For more information or to make reservations (encouraged for groups larger than 10), visit the Capitol Tour website.