Located on the southeast corner of the Capitol Grounds (11th & Brazos) and housed in the historic General Land Office Building (built 1856-1857), the Capitol Visitors Center provides an informative and fun orientation to the Capitol Complex. The Visitors Center features interactive exhibits and films about Capitol and Texas history. It is open daily (Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Sunday Noon-5 pm) and admission is Free.
- Have you ever wanted to view the top of the Capitol Dome? See secret places of the Capitol in the movie Beyond the Dome.
- How did they place the Goddess of Liberty on the top of the Capitol? Access a media clip on the interactive computer timeline.
- How did Texas pay its soldiers during the Texas Revolution? Select the identity of a renowned soldier and draw a map of their land.
- Who was O. Henry? Listen to the famed writer's stories about the old Land Office, including one about theft and murder!
Texas State Capitol AustinThe magnificent State Capitol is open to the public and fee guided capitol tours are offered daily. The tours take visitors to the Rotunda, legislative chambers and the underground Extension.
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