Oklahoma State Capitol282 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, United States
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-4055213356
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture , Specialty Museums, Mansion
This beautiful classical buildings houses the government of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. While most of the Greco-Roman architecture is made of white limestone and Oklahoma pink granite, the dome is made of steel, concrete and plaster. Sprawling over 100 acres the complex offers as much to see outside as it does inside. For instance, the Capitol building rises directly above the Oklahoma City Oil Field and it is the only capitol in the country with active oil rigs. Inside, the walls of the building are decorated with beautiful murals and often feature changing art exhibits inside the special Museum.
Surrounding the complex you will also find the State Capitol Park, the Oklahoma History Center, the Oklahoma Judicial Center, and the Oklahoma Governor's Mansion. On the north of the building you will find the Oklahoma Veterans Memorial. The area is also host to some excellent restaurants and bars.
Oklahoma State Capitol Travel Tips
- Tours are generally self-guided.
Oklahoma State Capitol Hours
- Guided tours are on Monday to Friday at 9am, 10am, and 11am and 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. If there are more than 10 people in the group then reservations should be made.
How to Reach Oklahoma State Capitol
- Buses 018 and 023 stop N Lincoln Blvd @ Jim Thorpe Bldg.
- Buses 018 and 024 stop N Lincoln Blvd @ NE 19th St.
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34.69% of people who visit Oklahoma City include Oklahoma State Capitol in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
26.19% of people start their Oklahoma State Capitol visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Oklahoma State Capitol
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Oklahoma State Capitol
Oklahoma State Capitol Reviews & Ratings
The Oklahoma State Capitol is a nice place. You can spend nice time in front of the capitol building. There are plenty of parking spots here.
The most beautiful building in all of ANGEL territory. Let's buckle that bible belt back up. The masterfully crafted stone masonry constructed by hard working masons. I have witnessed the good of the construction company. someone loves me and I love you! OMGosh! GOD bless.
I have worked on the renovation of the building for the better part of a year. The support staff is great, and Gouverneur Stitt is awesome.
Oklahoma could make their capital building so much more impressive if they removed all that empty space and parking around the building. Check out Philadelphia’s city hall and tell me that building would look better sitting in the middle of a parking lot. The building should have a road going around the building and have businesses and high rises directly across the street, just like in philly. They could build underground commuter and rapid transit leading straight out and through the city. Oklahoma could really remake itself into a leading global city if only they started with the capital. Can you imagine what I’m saying?
Building was under construction so couldn't see it all. Front area wasn't the nicest. There was an old oil tower right in the middle of the front view which kind of blocked it and didn't look nice. Also big parking lots out for Senate etc....instead of park/grass/landscaping like many other Capitola have. Inside was nice. Cool dome and replica statue of dome topper.