West Virginia State Capitol

Its dome is modeled after the U.S. Capitol dome, though it’s actually five feet taller, and is gilded in 23½ carat gold. Guided tours are available at no cost. Don’t miss the state Supreme Court as Gilbert modeled the U.S. Supreme Court after his design here. Outside, the park-like grounds invite visitors to walk, picnic and play, and take part in a popular pastime - geocaching. 

1900 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV 25305




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West Virginia State Capitol posted a photo 9/1/2017