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Why locals love it

The Capitol provides free tours to the public and is a great way to learn about the history of Austin. The Capitol building is a fantastic building to see. It's larger than the United State Capitol building because everything is bigger in Texas!

Why you should visit it

This is a great place to see how Austin politics work. You can see real politicians at work and get a history lesson on how Austin became the state capitol. There is a free tour so you can learn in depth how Austin became Austin.

Special tip

Go during the week to see politicians at work. Also, park away from the building and walk up to it so you can get a good view as you walk up.

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Go on odd years when in session, Jan-May. So you can watch odd things happen.
brian
Local
August 7, 2019
Take some time to visit the biggest capital in the US and see the history inside. Take the tour to find out all the history.
Mark
Local
August 28, 2017

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