The Minnesota State Capitol is undergoing a $272.7 million, three-plus-year restoration, renovation and repair initiative. Work began in Fall 2013, and will end in 2017. To learn more about the project, see the State Capitol Restoration Project website.
North Hallway Closure, State Capitol Building at Basement Level
The north hallway from the main east-west basement hallway (tunnel system) to the Rathskellar Cafe will be closed from 3:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 20.
This closure is necessary to work on foundation underpinning. During this time period a detour involving stairways will be in place. Signage will be present and construction workers will be stationed at the detour entryways to direct pedestrian traffic.
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155
General Information: 651-296-2739 Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
All Capitol Building entrances are closed except the south main entrance and the Capitol basement tunnel. The wheelchair accessible entrance is located directly under the south main entrance stairs. As the restoration progresses, available entrances may change.
During the Capitol Building restoration project, parking locations and availability may change. Visit the Parking/Transportation page for the most up-to-date information.
The loading dock is on the southwest side of the State Office Building, between the ramp and building, entry is off Rice St.
House of Representatives - temporarily relocated to: State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
Senate - temporarily relocated to: Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155
Annual Building Tenant Survey
Next building survey available December 2014.
The Rathskeller is located in the basement of the State Capitol. It is open only during the legislative session (Jan-May). Operating hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Friday, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM.