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Where can I find information about the Nebraska State Capitol Building?
Where was the Capitol Building prior to Lincoln? The Nebraska Blue Book 1998-99 page 61: "The seat of state government in Nebraska is the state capitol. Nebraska had two territorial capitols in Omaha. Since achieving statehood, Nebraska has had three capitols in Lincoln. The current Capitol is considered one of the world's greatest architectural achievements. The building was designed by architect Bertram G. Goodhue as both a practical working environment for state government and an inspiring monument for Nebraskans."

State Capitol - Lincoln 1445 "K" St. The Nebraska State Capitol, constructed from 1922 to 1932 at a cost of $10 million, is described by architects and historians as the nation's first truly vernacular state capitol. Seen from miles away, the building's majestic four hundred foot domed tower and low spreading base contain exterior and interior artwork representing the natural, social and political development of the State of Nebraska. 14th floor observation deck will be closed during restoration. Open year-round. Weekdays 8 am-5 pm; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Tours on the hours, weekdays, 9 am-4 pm except noon. Sat., 10 am-4 pm, except noon. Sun, 1-4 pm. FREE. Call this number for tour information: (402) 471-0448. Handicapped Accessible.

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