State Capitol

1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68509




  • Historic

  • Architecture

  • Art

  • Educational

About This Destination

1445 K St - The Nebraska State Capitol, constructed from 1922 to 1932 at a cost of $10 million, is described by architects and historians as the nation's first truly vernacular state capitol. Seen from miles away, the building's majestic four hundred foot domed tower and low spreading base contain exterior and interior artwork representing the natural, social and political development of the state of Nebraska. The 14th floor observation deck is open, weather permitting. Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving and day after, Christmas & New Year's Day. Tours on the hour: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, except noon; Sat & holidays, 10am-4pm, except noon; Sun, 1-4pm. Free. 402-471-0448