Self-guided tours of the Capitol and Grounds are available during business hours. Please click images below for information to guide your visit.
Self-guided Capitol tour brochure text is available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Korean and Spanish.
Self-guided Capitol Grounds tour brochure text is available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Korean and Spanish.
The Texas Forest Service has produced a helpful guide to the historic and significant trees on the Texas Capitol Grounds. Please click the image of the brochure below for information to guide your visit. The brochure is also available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Korean and Spanish.
To request a guided foreign language tour, please call 512.463.0063 for availability.
The Capitol Information and Guide Service is located in the restored Treasurer's
Business Office on the first floor of the Capitol. Free Capitol tours are conducted daily beginning in the Capitol South Foyer and concluding in the Capitol Extension. This tour features the Capitol, Texas history, and the Texas legislature.
Tours are generally
45 minutes in length and are available during the following
Monday - Friday,
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sunday, Noon - 3:30 pm
are conducted daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas
Day, New Year's Day and Easter.
Reservations for groups of 10 or more should be made in advance by calling 512.305.8400.
When booking your tour, please advise us of any special needs so we may make proper accommodations for your visit.
tours are also available through the Capitol
Visitors Center, the Texas
State History Museum, and the Governor's
here for 10 Tips for Planning a Group Tour.
Click here for lesson plans related to the Capitol Tour.