Plan Your Visit

exterior of the State Capitol

The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840, is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture. It is a National Historic Landmark.

Hours and Location

Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday and most major state holidays

One East Edenton Street
Raleigh, N.C.


Admission is free
Donations are appreciated


Self-guided Tours
Monday – Friday

Guided Tours
Saturday: 11 a.m., 2 p.m.

To schedule a group of 10 or more for a guided tour of the State Capitol or Executive Mansion, please call Capital Area Visitor Services (CAVS) at least two weeks ahead of your intended visit at 919-807-7950 or 866-724-8687. More information about scheduling tours of the state attractions in downtown Raleigh can be found on the CAVS website.