N. C. State Capitol

Visit the North Carolina State Capitol

The North Carolina State Capitol has been the active capitol building of the state since it opened in June of 1840. At one point, the building housed the office of the Governor, the Supreme Court and the chambers of the General Assembly, as well as various other state offices. Visit the Capitol today to learn more about state government, citizenship, and the history of North Carolina and our capital city!

Please contact site staff if you have accessibility needs. (919-733-4994)

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Location and Hours

State Capitol
One East Edenton Street
Raleigh, N.C.

Monday - Friday 9a.m. - 5p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday, and most major holidays
Tours of the building are self-guided
Weekdays at 10a.m. and 1p.m. A Capitol Interpreter will offer a brief overview of the history of the building ouside the east entrance.
NOTE: Restrooms in the building remain closed.


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