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*Update - March 17, 2020*  THE COLORADO STATE CAPITOL AND LEGISLATIVE SERVICES BUILDINGS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.

*Update - March 30, 2020*  The legislature will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website  https://leg.colorado.gov/watch-listen  and Colorado Channel  https://www.coloradochannel.net/.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.

The Colorado State Capitol welcomes about 300,000 visitors annually, with nearly 70,000 visitors taking tours of our beautiful and historic Statehouse.  We welcome you to visit and learn more about this building, the work of our General Assembly, and our unique Colorado heritage.

Capitol tours are limited to 30 people.  If your group has 10 or more visitors or has special needs, you are required to make a reservation.  We recommend arriving at least 20 minutes in advance of your tour, as tours do fill.

Demand for Capitol tours is high – group tour reservations can be made up to one calendar year in advance. Student group tours during the legislative session (January through May) are extremely popular and space is limited. Tour availability is not guaranteed as time slots do fill up quickly.

 

The Colorado State Capitol welcomes about 300,000 visitors annually, with nearly 70,000 visitors taking tours of our beautiful and historic Statehouse.
The 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.
Building Hours and Additional Capitol Tour Information

*Update - March 17, 2020*  THE COLORADO STATE CAPITOL AND LEGISLATIVE SERVICES BUILDINGS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.

*Update - March 30, 2020*  The legislature will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours.

People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website  https://leg.colorado.gov/watch-listen  and Colorado Channel  https://www.coloradochannel.net/.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.

The Colorado State Capitol building is open to the public from 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.  The building is closed on weekends and most legal holidays.

Free public tours are offered hourly 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  

If you have a group of 10 or less, you may join any public tour the day of your visit.  We recommend at least arriving 20 minutes in advance of your tour, as capacity is limited and tours do fill.  

  • Friday, April 10, 2020

  • Friday, May 22, 2020 

  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 25, 2020   CAPITOL CLOSED

  • Thursday, July 2, 2020  CAPITOL WILL BE OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED TOURS ONLY.  MR. BROWN'S ATTIC MUSEUM AND THE DOME OBSERVATION DECK WILL BE CLOSED.

  • Independence Day (observed), Friday, July 3, 2020  CAPITOL CLOSED

  • Labor Day - Monday, September 7, 2020  CAPITOL CLOSED

  • Columbus Day - Monday, October 12, 2020  CAPITOL CLOSED

  • Veterans Day - Wednesday, November 11, 2020  CAPITOL CLOSED

  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 26, 2020  CAPITOL CLOSED

  • Friday, November 27, 2020 - CAPITOL WILL BE OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED TOURS ONLY.  MR. BROWN'S ATTIC MUSEUM AND THE DOME OBSERVATION DECK WILL BE CLOSED.

  • Thursday, December 24, 2020 - CAPITOL WILL BE OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED TOURS ONLY.  MR. BROWN'S ATTIC MUSEUM AND THE DOME OBSERVATION DECK WILL BE CLOSED.

  • Christmas Day - Friday, December 25, 2020  CAPITOL CLOSED

 

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.

TOUR AVAILABILITY IS NOT GUARANTEED AS TIME SLOTS DO FILL UP QUICKLY.

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Capitol Visitor Services
Colorado Legislative Council
Room #029, State Capitol
Denver, CO 80203-1716

Visitor Information:
capitol.tours@state.co.us
(Ph) 303-866-2604

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The House will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Senate adjourned. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.