Connecticut State Capitol Tours

The Capitol and Legislative Office Building are open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The buildings are closed weekends and all state and federal holidays.

Guided tours are available by reservation between the hours of 9:15am and 1:15pm. Self-guided tours are available from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Public access currently is limited to the first floor of both buildings. Public entrances are located on the west side of the Capitol and Legislative Office Building located at 300 Capitol Avenue. Please call (860) 240-0222 or email for the updated tour schedule and availability.


Welcome from Executive Director, Jim Tamburro

View video tours of the State Capitol and Legislative Office Building at the links below:

Capitol Building

Senate Chambers

House Chambers

Hall of Flags Wing

Nathan Hale Wing

North Lobby

Legislative Office Building Main Lobby

Capitol Concourse

Capitol Information

Learn the history of the Capitol, a National Historic Landmark.

View items important to Connecticut history, including statues of Connecticut State Hero Nathan Hale, Prudence Crandall, Civil War Governor William Buckingham, and the “Genius of Connecticut.”

Visit the Hall of Flags, where flags carried into battle by Connecticut soldiers are displayed.

Learn about the legislative process while viewing the House and Senate chambers.

Observe the proceedings of the General Assembly from the public galleries when the House and Senate are in session.

Tour the Legislative Office Building, where public hearings and legislative committee meetings are held.

Visit the Connecticut Hall of Fame, established to recognize the outstanding achievements of Connecticut individuals who have distinguished themselves in their professions, nationally or internationally. (The Hall is located in the second floor break-out area of the Legislative Office Building.) See Hall of Fame.

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