Connecticut State Capitol Tours

The Capitol and Legislative Office Building are open for guided and self-guided tours Monday through Friday excluding 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. Please call (860) 240-0222 or email Capitol.Tours@cga.ct.gov for the updated tour schedule and availability.

Directions

State Capitol (210 Capitol Avenue) / Legislative Office Building (300 Capitol Avenue)

Going East on I-84: Take the Capitol Ave. Exit 48B. The Capitol is on the left and the Legislative Office Building (LOB) on the right.

Going West on I-84: Take the Asylum Street Exit 48. Turn right at the light, then immediately take the left fork, which is Farmington Avenue. Turn left at the next light onto Broad Street. After one light and the State Armory, turn left into the Legislative Office Building driveway and continue left to the LOB Garage. To park at the Capitol (which has very limited space) – from Broad Street, turn left at the second light onto Capitol Avenue. Turn left onto Trinity Street at the third light, and left onto the Capitol Grounds.

From I-91, Northbound and Southbound: Take the Capitol Area Exit 29A. Follow the Whitehead Highway; go halfway around the rotary onto Elm St., left onto Trinity St., and bear right onto Capitol Ave.

The Capitol and the Legislative Office Building (LOB) are on the right.

Parking: Limited free parking is available in the Legislative Office Building parking garage (weekdays only) accessible from both Capitol Avenue and Broad Street and on the north Capitol grounds off Trinity Street.

On-street metered parking and commercial parking lots are also nearby.