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July 15, 2015

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Capitol Tower Influenced Design

June 29, 2015

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Capitol’s Falcon named Orozco

June 16, 2015

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2015 Capitol Ornament

June 05, 2015

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C-SPAN Lincoln Weekend Includes Capitol

June 01, 2015

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Sesquicentennial Photo Contest

May 22, 2015

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Memorial Day—Remembering Those Who Fell

April 24, 2015

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2015 Arbor Day at the Capitol

March 20, 2015

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Seeking Hall of Fame Nominations

March 06, 2015

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Youth Art on Display

February 26, 2015

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Capitol Rotunda Concerts March 2 - 6

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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.