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Blog · December 08, 2014

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Holiday Cheer at the Capitol

Blog · December 01, 2014

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Holiday Tree Arrives

Blog · November 24, 2014

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Capitol Closed for Thanksgiving

Blog · September 29, 2014

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“Things Speak” at Sheldon

Blog · September 02, 2014

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Fall School Tours Good Idea

Blog · August 26, 2014

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Welcome Sports Fans

Blog · August 01, 2014

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Guidelines for a Rally at the Capitol

Blog · July 22, 2014

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Capitol to be Closed Sunday July 27, 2014

Blog · June 16, 2014

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Three busts added to Capitol

Blog · May 28, 2014

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Nebraska’s Newest Hall of Fame Member to be Inducted

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.