Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock

Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock (must see)

The Arkansas State Capitol is a spectacular place that anyone traveling to the state of Arkansas should consider visiting. The architecture and history of the building will leave visitors inspired. While visiting, you may be able to see legislators at work as well as see the place where many of Arkansas' historical events have taken place.

Through the halls of the Arkansas State Capitol, there are many rooms which lawmakers and the state government are determining policies and solutions to issues within communities. The building is home to six constitutional offices as well as the House and Senate Chambers. When you visit, you may be able to attend a public gallery which allows visitors to watch the lawmakers working.

This building should be at the top of the list for any history and political fanatic. The residents of Arkansas take great pride in their Capitol, as it is a representation of their government, state, and people.

Admission to the State Capitol is free, and tours are provided on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Why You Should Visit:

To get an up-close look at the legislators at work. To stand in the same places that several historical events took place that shaped Arkansas into what it is today.

Tip:

Be sure to walk the grounds after touring the building, as there are more than 50 different types of roses, 40 different trees, and 15 monuments and memorials.

Opening Hours: Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Arkansas State Capitol on Map

Sight Name: Arkansas State Capitol
Sight Location: Little Rock, USA (See walking tours in Little Rock)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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