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Blog · January 17, 2013

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Lights…Camera…...Capitol Action

Blog · January 14, 2013

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Final Week for Journey Stories Exhibit at Capitol

Blog · January 08, 2013

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103rd Legislature Convenes

Blog · December 28, 2012

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Capitol Closed New Year’s Day

Blog · December 13, 2012

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Visit the Capitol This Holdiay Season

Blog · December 04, 2012

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The Holiday Tree Arrives

Blog · November 21, 2012

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Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Blog · November 02, 2012

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Red Ribbon Rally at the Capitol

Blog · October 16, 2012

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Changing Colors

Blog · September 27, 2012

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Fall Color Coming Soon

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.