Welcome to the Colorado State Capitol

200 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203



The Capitol Building

The beautiful Colorado State Capitol building is the nation’s only capitol building with a LEED® Gold certification. Read more about the certification.

Many organizations contribute to the ongoing work of the state capitol building’s upkeep. Partner organizations include the Colorado General Assembly, the Governor's Office, the Lieutenant Governor's Office, the Department of Personnel & Administration (including Colorado State Archives, the State Architect's Office and the Division of Central Services), History Colorado and several private partners.  

To contact someone about the Capitol, please email the Department of Personnel & Administration and we will direct you. Thanks for visiting!  



As of July 31, 2023, the Summer 2023 schedule has ended. For Fall 2023 hours and information, please see the State Capitol homepage or Visit & Learn on the Colorado General Assembly website.
The Capitol building is open from 7:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Free guided tours are available at 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 1pm, and are first come, first serve. Guided tours include a trip to the Dome observation deck. Guests are also welcome to self guide through the building as well, but please note, the dome is not accessible except on guided tours.
Happy Holidays!  Please note: on Friday, December 23, 2022, the Capitol will be open for self-guided tours only. Mr. Brown's Attic Museum and the dome observation area will be closed.   The Capitol will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022, and Monday, January 3, 2023.

Tour Information


Fall 2023

The Capitol is open Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm. All tours are free. The dome is accessible by stairs only.

 Learn more on leg.colorado.gov

Guided Tours

Capitol tours are limited to 30 people on a first come, first served basis.

  • When: 10:00am to 2:00pm Monday through Friday
  • Dome included: Yes 
  • Duration: About 1 Hour

Self-Guided Tours

Guests are welcome to self-guide through the Capitol building.

  • When: 7:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday
  • Dome included: No
  • Duration: Variable

School Tours

Please be advised that the Colorado State Capitol field trip program is fully booked for the remainder of the 23/24 school year. You are able to book field trips up to one year in advance and doing so is strongly recommended. Self guided field trips are allowed, but will not include a trip to the Dome Observation area. Please email capitol.tours@coleg.gov for self guiding materials or with questions.

Closure Information

The Capitol is closed on some holidays and may be closed due to adverse weather and other events.

 Explore closure dates

Scheduled Closures (Limited or No Tours)


For additional closure information, follow @ColoradoStateCapitol on Facebook or call the Visitor Information Center at 303-866-2604