Old State Capitol

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place300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601



Delve into the politics and everyday life of the tumultuous 19th century by touring this National Historic Landmark that served as Kentucky’s capitol from 1830 to 1910. This Greek Revival style building features a unique self-supporting stone staircase and was the only pro-Union State Capitol occupied by the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Hours are seasonal and subject to change. All guided tours begin at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

Days Times
Tuesday 10am-5pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 10am-5pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm