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Welcome to the Nebraska Capitol Photograph of early sitework by George DeFord Summer of 1922 Updates from the Capitol 2022 Capitol Ornament Here By Roxanne Smith • April 21, 2022 Dome Appearance Changes By Roxanne Smith • February 17, 2022 2021 Capitol Ornament Arrives By Roxanne Smith • June 4, 2021 A Summer Evening at … Continued


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. Open every day except Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Observation decks on the 14th floor, use north elevators, are open during public building hours as weather conditions permit. … Continued


During the 2018-2025 HVAC Upgrade Project various quadrants of the Capitol will be under construction, offices within the Capitol may be moved outside the Capitol or relocated within the building. Please check with staff at the center information desk, consult the maps at the information desk, or make use of the map the Legislature provides. … Continued

Parking and Accessibility

Limited one and two hour parking is available immediately surrounding the Capitol on the public streets, additional longer term parking may be available in the blocks south, east and west of the Capitol. Parking garages are located within a few blocks walking distance of the Capitol. On the east and west side of the horseshoe … Continued

Great Photo Spots

Public Tours


School Tours

Schedule a Tour Teachers and others wishing to schedule a Capitol Tour for their students should call (402) 471-0448 and speak with a guide. If necessary, please leave a message and the guide will return your call. Date and time requested (with second and third choices if needed) Teacher or contact person’s name Number in … Continued

Capitol Gifts and Souvenirs

The Office of the Capitol Commission will make Capitol Commemorative Ornaments and T-Shirts available through the Tour Program for pick up at the Capitol or by mail order. Inquiries about purchasing these items should be made to the Tourism Supervisor via email at or by phone at (402)471-0449. Emails and messages will be responded … Continued

The Building

the history historic rooms the team who built it