Louisiana State Capitol

sights / Architecture

Louisiana State Capitol information

Baton Rouge , USA
900 N 3rd St
+1 225 342 7317
Opening hours
8am-4:30pm Tue-Sat
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The art-deco skyscraper looming over town was built at the height of the Great Depression to the tune of $5 million. It's the most visible leftover legacy of populist governor 'Kingfish' Huey Long. The 27th-floor observation deck (closes 4pm) offers stunning views and the ornate lobby is equally impressive. The welcome desk offers free tours of the grounds.