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  Weekday Tours   Saturday Tours

Monday-Friday
(Year-round)

9:15Red Star10:15Red Star11:15Red Star12:15Red Star1:15
(Also 2:15 in July and August)
Closed for all State Holidays, the day after Thanksgiving and December 24 through January 1.

Red Star Tours may be subject to change. Please call (860) 240-0222 for current schedule.

Self-Guided Tour booklets are available.

  Saturday tours have been discontinued.

The Capitol and Legislative Office Buildings are closed on the weekends.


  Group Reservations   Parking

Group reservations may be made by calling (860) 240-0222 weekdays 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., or by using the on-line request form under "Request a Tour". Student groups must be 3rd Grade or above; see Guidelines.

Limited free parking is available in the Legislative Office Building parking garage (Monday to Friday) and on the north Capitol grounds.

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League of Women Voters of Connecticut
League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund
 

Sponsored by:
JOINT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT
CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Connecticut General Assembly

  Capitol Images

Modern Gallery

Photographs of the Connecticut State Capitol, the Legislative Office Building and Bushnell Park. Click on thumbnail image to view enlarged graphic on a separate page.

Photo Permissions For Gallery 1-Modern (attributions are not required for Gallery 2-Vintage):  You may use photos posted in Gallery 1-Modern on the Connecticut General Assembly Capitol Tours site provided a line of attribution is used, such as "Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.".

Photo: Spring view of the Capitol. Spring view of the Capitol.
Photo of the Capitol as viewed through the Legislative Office Building glass ceiling. The Capitol as viewed through the Legislative Office Building glass ceiling.
Photo of the Capitol as seen from the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch. The Capitol as seen from the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch.
Photo of a foggy day at the Capitol. Foggy day at the Capitol.
Photo of a winter view of the Capitol. Winter view of the Capitol.
Photo of the Capitol and Legislative Office Building as seen from Trinity Street. The Capitol and Legislative Office Building as seen from Trinity Street.
Photo of Connecticut Capitol Dome The Capitol Dome.
Photo of Dome Interior The interior of the dome
Photo of Capitol Side Statues Capitol Side Statues.
Photo of Ella Grasso Statue Ella Grasso Statue.
Photo of a Tympana (carved scene) of the Charter Oak Tree on the Capitol exterior. Tympana (carved scene) of the Charter Oak Tree on the Capitol exterior.
Photo: Columns in the north lobby of the Capitol. Columns in the north lobby of the Capitol.
Photo of the Genius of Connecticut located in the Capitol lobby. The Genius of Connecticut located in the Capitol lobby.
Photo of Hall of Flags Hall of Flags.
Photo of the Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon located in the Capitol Hall of Flags. Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon located in the Capitol Hall of Flags.
Photo of the statue of Nathan Hale located in the Capitol lobby. Statue of Nathan Hale located in the Capitol lobby.
Photo of the Hall of the House of Representatives Hall of the House of Representatives.
Photo of Senate Chamber Senate Chamber.
Photo of Carpet depicting State Seal Carpet depicting State Seal.
Photo of Old Judiciary Room Ceiling William James McPherson, a Boston interior decorator, designed all of the Capitol's stenciling.
Photo of Rotunda Stencilling Hand Stencilling in the rotunda.
Photo of Agriculture Statue Agriculture Statue.
Photo of the Charter Oak Chair located in the Senate chamber. The Charter Oak Chair located in the Senate chamber.
Photo: Spring view of the Legislative Office Building. Legislative Office Building.
Photo of Hearing Room Door Legislative Office Building Hearing Room Door.
Photo: Garden view of the Legislative Office Building. Garden view of the Legislative Office Building.
Photo of the Legislative Office Building, west side, with tulips. The Legislative Office Building, west side, with tulips.
Photo of the Legislative Office Building Atrium with "Eagle" sculpture. The Legislative Office Building Atrium with "Eagle" sculpture.
Photo of the Marquis de Lafayette statue facing the Capitol. Marquis de Lafayette statue facing the Capitol.
Photo of Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards and Andersonville Boy statues located on the Capitol grounds. Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards and Andersonville Boy statues located on the Capitol grounds.
Photo of the statue of Colonel Thomas Knowlton located on the Capitol grounds. Statue of Colonel Thomas Knowlton located on the Capitol grounds.
Photo of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Bushnell Park. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Bushnell Park.
Photo of the statue of Richard Hubbard. Statue of Richard Hubbard.
Photo of the Capitol dome and Corning Fountain viewed from Bushnell Park. Capitol dome and Corning Fountain viewed from Bushnell Park.

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