Old State Capitol

Description

A National Historic Landmark and Kentucky's seat of government from 1830 to 1910, this Greek Revival structure includes a unique self-supporting stone staircase. Hour-long guided tours delve into historical day-to-day life as well as economics and how politics shaped them. Tours also take in the recreated state law library and House and Senate chambers, as well as a collection of decorative arts encompassing five design eras. Tours start at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, which—along with the capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum—is part of the Kentucky Historical Society’s History Campus.

Address

300 W. Broadway
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Lat/Long

38.20026000, -84.87664800

Open Hours

Tours: mid-Mar.–mid-Dec., Tues.–Sat. 10:30, noon, 1:30, and 3; mid-Dec.–mid-Mar., Sat. 10:30, noon, 1:30, and 3.
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(502) 564-1792

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