The Capitol, constructed of Texas pink granite, dominates the 46-acre, park-like area. Free guided tours are 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sat. and noon–3:30 p.m. Sun. State office buildings surround the Capitol. www.tspb.state.tx.us/tspb.htm .
The Capitol Visitors Center is housed in the renovated 1857 General Land Office, the oldest state office building. Exhibits include a pictorial history of the Capitol's renovation and a 23-minute informational video, plus the history of the Texas General Land Office. One gallery features rotating exhibits. Gift shop. 512/305-8400 . www.texascapitolvisitorscenter.com .
State Capitol Complex
guided tours are 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sat. and noon–3:30 p.m. Sun.
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