Your State Capitol
The Missouri State Capitol was built between 1913 and 1917. The four-story building has approximately 500,000 square feet of space and sits on nearly three acres of land. The structure is a symmetrical building in the Roman Renaissance style, topped with a dome.
The State Capitol building stands on 285 concrete piers that extend up to solid rock. The building is 437 feet long by 200 feet wide. The Capitol rotunda is 65 feet in diameter and is flanked by a grand marble staircase. Limestone marble coats all the floors, corridors and stairs.

Click here to watch a 12-minute video that provides citizens with a virtual tour of the Missouri State Capitol — from its ornate Senate and House chambers to a deep reflection of the rich culture and vast history of one of the nation's oldest Capitol buildings.
The Hall of Famous Missourians, located on the third floor in the Capitol Rotunda, honors individuals who have been recognized for their achievement or contribution to Missouri.

Click here to see the citizens who are included in the Hall of Famous Missourians.
Thomas Hart Benton is one of the most notable artists from Missouri. "A Social History of Missouri" is located on the third floor of the State Capitol in the House Lounge.

Click here for a virtual tour featuring people, places and events found in our state's history.