Wisconsin State Capitol is on Capitol Sq. at 2 East Mifflin St. This example of Beaux Arts architecture was completed in 1917. The white granite dome is topped by Daniel Chester French's “Wisconsin,” a gilded bronze allegorical statue. Guided tours of the rotunda, the governor's conference room, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin and the Senate and Assembly chambers include commentary about the building's history and the artworks in the various rooms. Summer tours include the sixth floor museum and observation deck.
Building open Mon.-Fri. 8-6, Sat.-Sun. and holidays 8-4. Tours are given on the hour Mon.-Sat. 9-11 and 1-3, Sun. 1-3 (also Mon.-Fri. at 4, Memorial Day-Labor Day). Tours are not offered on most major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.