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Blog · April 25, 2010

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Capitol Muralist Recognized

The Nebraska State Capitol was prominently featured in a 2009 exhibition at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, New York.

Blog · April 25, 2010

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Gift Shop Renovated

The Nebraska State Historical Society’s corridor door, and carpet. Electrical and computer Landmark Store in the Capitol opened wiring were upgraded to accommodate the November 20, 2009, to rave reviews. Everyone remarked at the new interior decor. Few realized that Office of the Capitol Commission staff had worked behind the scenes to create a state-of-the-art shop for the new tenant.

Blog · April 25, 2010

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Cleaning Limestone Masonry

For years preservationists have had to rely on invasive and labor intensive techniques to clean masonry structures. With the recent restoration projects at the Nebraska State Capitol, preservation staff looked for the latest developments in masonry cleaning and tested these techniques for their effectiveness to clean and preserve the Capitol.

Blog · April 25, 2010

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Tourism Supervisor

Flag Pole Restoration

It is the goal of the Office of the Capitol Commission to restore and reuse original components of the Capitol whenever possible.

Blog · April 25, 2010

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Commissioners View Albion Planning Project

Capitol Commissioners Governor Dave Heineman, at the podium, and UNL College of Architecture Dean Wayne Drummond helped Albion Mayor Paul Hosford unveil the plans UNL Professor Martin Despang’s students developed for revitalizing Albion’s downtown area.

Blog · April 25, 2010

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Tourism Supervisor

Capitol Staff Recognized

Office of the Capitol Commission staff have been honored for outstanding service by Administrative Services.

Blog · April 25, 2010

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Tourism Supervisor

Capitol Commission’s 2010 Schedule

The Nebraska State Capitol Commission has set their schedule of quarterly Commission meetings for 2010.

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.

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