PUBLIC TOURS

Welcome To Capitol Square


Welcome to Ohio’s Statehouse.  While guided tours are currently suspended, you are welcome to visit and take a self-guided or cell phone tour. The wearing of masks and practicing social distancing are encouraged.

The Capitol Square complex includes the Ohio Statehouse, Senate Building and Atrium. The buildings are not only working government offices but a magnificent monument to the people and the period during which Ohio's democracy was founded and formed. The Statehouse is handicapped accessible and senior friendly.

Free Guided Tours Daily


UPDATE: You are welcome to self-tour inside the Ohio Statehouse with social distancing and face covering. All guided tours are suspended until further notice. 

Guided tours are offered Monday through Friday every hour on the hour with the first tour beginning at 10 a.m. and the last tour beginning at 3 p.m. Guided tours are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 12, 1, 2 , and 3 p.m. Please note that while the Ohio Statehouse is open to the public on the weekends, the House and Senate Chambers are kept locked, and are only available to be viewed during guided tours.

Tours depart from the Map Room easily accessible from the Third Street entrance. Visitors are welcome to drop in at least five minutes before the hour. Groups of 10 or more are required to call two weeks in advance to assure a guide is available for your group. Contact Katie Montgomery (kmontgomery@ohiostatehouse.org) at 614-728-3726 for more information or to schedule a group tour. Groups of nine or fewer are not required to schedule a tour in advance and may join any hourly tour.

If there are any specific accommodations needed for your group, even if it is fewer than 10 people, please call to schedule a tour so we can provide the best possible experience.

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The Ohio Statehouse is located at:


1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4275
The Ohio Statehouse is located in the center of downtown Columbus, at the corner of Broad and High Streets.