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Blog · April 01, 2014

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First Egg Appears

Blog · March 07, 2014

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Youth Art on Display

Blog · March 03, 2014

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Music in the Capitol

Blog · February 21, 2014

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Celebrating Nebraska’s Birthday

Blog · January 03, 2014

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Unicameral Convenes January 8

Blog · December 03, 2013

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Official State Holiday Tree Enters the Capitol

Blog · November 26, 2013

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Happy Thanksgiving! The Capitol will be open on Saturday and Sunday

Blog · November 06, 2013

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Medal of Honor Plaque Unveiling on Veterans Day

Blog · November 01, 2013

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You better hurry….

Blog · October 07, 2013

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It’s not too late….

Are You Interested in Seeing the Building in Person?

We're open 7 days a week, so plan a visit here. Then, explore some photos and perhaps read more about the Memorial Chamber.

Historic Rooms

The architect who designed the Nebraska State Capitol was Bertram Goodhue. The thematic program of the Capitol was developed by Dr. Hartley Burr Alexander. Sculptor for the Capitol was Lee Lawrie, and Hildreth Meiere designed all the floor and ceiling mosaics. The building was constructed over a ten year period in four building phases. Construction began in 1922 and was completed in 1932. Total cost of the building was just under $10 million.


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Capitol quick facts

  • Construction started in 1922, completed in 1932.
  • The architect was Bertram G. Goodhue.
  • There are 15 floors above ground.
  • The building is 400 feet tall.
  • It is the third Nebraska State Capitol.
  • It cost $9.8 million in 1932 dollars.

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1445 K Street
We’re on K, between 14th and 16th Streets
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509–4696
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Building hours

  • Monday ‐ Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday ⁄ Holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Tours Available on the Hour
    (Except at Noon)
  • Open every day except Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.