No Tours Monday, January 17, 2022:
Due to the impending snow event there will be no tours Monday, January 17, 2022. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The Pennsylvania Capitol Shop will be closing on December 29, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. for renovations.
We will reopen mid - January. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Welcome back for guided tours!
Your safety is important to us. We ask that you comply with the following guidelines.
We are limiting our tours to 40 guests per tour.
Book your tour online at www.pacapitol.com.
Upon arrival, check in with the guide at the information desk.
The Welcome Center is now open.
The Capitol Restaurant is now open.
Please feel free to use the hand sanitizing stations throughout the Capitol.
Disclaimer : While we are taking extra precautions to help keep you safe during your visit we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed to Covid 19.
Sincerely, the Capitol Tour Guides.
PA Capitol Self-Guided Tour Mobile App
Pennsylvania's Capitol building was officially opened on October 4, 1906, and was heralded by President Theodore Roosevelt as "the handsomest building I ever saw" at its dedication ceremony.
We invite you to explore the Capitol using this self-guided tour. This app will help you navigate through this historic building, highlighting both the history and architecture that make our Capitol unique. Visitors are welcome to explore the Capitol building at their leisure between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on regular weekdays only.
With this app you can:
- Learn about each of the self-guided tour stops including the Rotunda, House Chamber, Senate Chamber and the Supreme Court
- Visit the Welcome Center
- Learn how a bill becomes law in Pennsylvania
- Explore other educational material and activities
This app is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and German.