The Colorado State Capitol building is open to the public from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The building is closed on weekends and most legal holidays.
If you have a group of 10 or less, you may join any public tour the day of your visit. Free public tours are offered hourly 10:00am-3:00pm, Monday through Friday.
We recommend arriving 15-20 minutesin advance of your tour, as tours do fill.
We are unable to schedule formal, guided tours the following dates:
- Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2017 (CAPITOL CLOSED)
- Columbus Day – Monday, October 9, 2017 (CAPITOL CLOSED)
- Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 23, 2017 (CAPITOL CLOSED)
- Friday, November 24, 2017 (The building will be open for self-guided tours only. Please note that guided tours will not be offered, and Mr. Brown's Attic Museum and the dome observation area will be closed.)
- Christmas Day – Monday, December 25, 2017 (CAPITOL CLOSED)
- Tuesday, December 26, 2017 (The building will be open for self-guided tours only. Please note that guided tours will not be offered, and Mr. Brown's Attic Museum and the dome observation area will be closed.)
- New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1, 2018 (CAPITOL CLOSED)
All other dates are subject to availability.
If we are unable to schedule a tour for you, you are welcome to self-guide throughout the building but note that you will not be able to visit the dome on a self-guided tour.
Please note that student group tours are extremely popular and space is limited for Fall 2017/Spring 2018.
TOUR AVAILABILITY IS NOT GUARANTEED AS TIME SLOTS DO FILL UP QUICKLY.
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