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Virginia State Capitol

Virginia State Capitol, Maryann Horch, Richmond, Virginia

Courtesy of Maryann Horch

The Virginia Capitol was designed by Thomas Jefferson and has been used as the prototype for countless capitols, courthouses and municipal buildings for more than 200 years.

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Virginia State Capitol

1000 Bank St.

804-689-1788

www.virginiacapitol.gov

Hours:  M-Sa. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Su. 1-5 p.m.

Price:  Free

Type:  History Centers, Monuments & Historic Sites

The Virginia Capitol is one of Richmond's finest historic treasures. Designed by Thomas Jefferson more than 200 years ago, this magnificent structure has been home to Virginia's General Assembly since 1788. Visitors are welcome daily for free tours of the building and surrounding Capitol Square, highlights of which include the original marble George Washington sculpture by Jean-Antoine Houdon and a view of the Executive Mansion, the oldest continually inhabited governor's residence in America. Stop in for lunch at Meriwether's Café, or take a peek at a legislative session in progress from one of the public galleries in the House and Senate Chambers.

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Virginia State Capitol
1000 Bank St.
Richmond
23219
804-689-1788

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