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Kansas State Capitol - Plan your visit

Kansas State Capitol, Topeka

Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center: Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.

The Capitol Store hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.

Self-guided tours, an orientation video, and hands-on activities are available at the Capitol Visitor Center.

Guided historic tours
Monday - Friday: 9, 10, and 11 a.m., 1, 2, and 3 p.m.
Saturday: 10 and 11 a.m., 1,2, and 3 p.m.

Guided dome tours
Monday - Friday: 9:15, 10:15, and 11:15 am.; 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15 p.m.
Saturday: 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.; 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15 p.m.

Capitol Self-guided tours
Visitors unable to take a guided tour are invited to use these self-guided tour materials to enhance their visit.  Plan your visit in advance with information on parking, building hours, and more.

Capitol Enrichment Activities

Capitol Square Self-guided Tour Materials

Locating the Capitol

Please follow these driving directions to the parking lot on the north side of the building instead of your GPS.

Entering the building


  • Underground parking garage entrance is located on 8th Avenue between Harrison and Van Buren, open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
  • Off street parking available on 8th Avenue
  • Alternative parking available in the Kansas Judicial Center lot for all types of vehicles, including buses, campers, trailers, and fifth wheels
  • Capitol driving and parking information (PDF)


  • Lettuce Feed You Capitol Cafe & Snack Bar is open 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday

Second floor rotunda, Kansas State Capitol, Topeka

Getting there

  • Through Topeka Metro
  • Via Topeka Metro routes Route 6 (West 6th), Route 10 (West 10th), Route 12 (Huntoon), Route 17 (West 17th), and Route 21 (West 21st)
  • For live bus locations visit Topeka Metro or download the Double Map Bus Tracker app on your mobile device

Local travel links

Upcoming Events


Driving directions