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Oklahoma State Capitol

The Oklahoma State Capitol is the house of government of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It is the building that houses the Oklahoma Legislature and … See more

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Jan 13, 2023
The inside of the Senate Room was quite beautiful. It was one of the nicer state buildings I have been in. The museum was also very neat. Full review by angiinkc
Sep 26, 2022
Everyone working there were very helpful and friendly. We were able to walk anywhere - all doors were open. It is a gorgeous capital with tons of white marble. Who keeps this all so clean? Full review by seversonlois
Jul 10, 2022
We visited the state capitol building for a free something to do out of the heat. We were very surprised and happy with our visit. The building itself inside has been redone and itself is a work of a… Full review by billnbett

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The Oklahoma State Capitol is the house of government of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It is the building that houses the Oklahoma Legislature and executive branch offices. It is located along Lincoln Boulevard in Oklahoma City. The present structure includes a dome completed in 2002. Oklahoma's first capital was Guthrie, Oklahoma, but it moved to Oklahoma City in 1910. Construction began on the Oklahoma State Capitol in 1914 and was completed in 1917. Originally, it housed the judicial branch of Oklahoma, but the state's high courts moved most of their operations to the Oklahoma Judicial Center in 2011, leaving only the Supreme Court Hearing Chamber in the capitol building. The state capitol complex is the only state capitol grounds in the United States with active oil rigs. Early capital of GuthrieOklahoma's territorial capital and first state capital was located in the city of Guthrie. The settlement of the first state capital began at noon on April 22, 1889, when cannons sounded the start of the Oklahoma land run. The town was designated as the territorial capital in 1890. Move to Oklahoma City and constructionState government officials let voters decide on whether or not to move the capital to Oklahoma City. On June 11, 1910, the state seal was taken from Guthrie and moved south to Oklahoma City, where the Oklahoma State Capitol is located today. Lee Cruce, the second Governor of Oklahoma commissioned the architectural construction of the present day structure. Prior to its construction, state government offices were housed in the Huckins Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. PutState Capitol into our Oklahoma City trip itinerary tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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