North Carolina State Capitol

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North Carolina State Capitol


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  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Mon - Fri 8 am-5 pm; Sat 10 am - 4 pm; Sun 1 - 4 pm. Closed most major holidays.


  • Capitol Square, 1 E. Edenton S

    Raleigh,   NC   27601


Built between 1833 and 1840, this National Historic Landmark is one of the best-preserved examples of a civic building in Greek Revival-style architecture. It originally housed the governor’s office, cabinet offices, legislative chambers, state library and state geologist’s office. The building has been restored to its 1840 to 1865 appearance.

Free admission. Guided tours are available with advance notice through Capital Area Visitor Information (919-807-7950 or 866-724-8687).

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Capitol Square
Raleigh NC 27601


Latitude: 35° 46' 52.3194" / Longitude: -78° 38' 20.3994"

Special Directions:

From I-40, take exit 299. Go North on Person St., take a left onto Edenton St.

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