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General Information

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Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Saturday, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (September/October only)


There is no charge to visit the Vermont State House,  and most of the tours we provide are free.

Getting Here

Directions / Google map


There is on-street metered parking within the Capitol District. Paid parking is also available throughout downtown Montpelier, just a few blocks away.

When the Legislature is in session (January to May) parking spaces near the State House tend to fill up early in the day. Transportation from Chittenden County is available on Route #86 Montpelier LINK Express. Free parking is offered in a nearby lot at the Vermont Department of Labor (5 Green Mountain Drive). Service between Department of Labor Park and Ride and the Capitol District is available via MyRide by GMT (GMT strongly recommends pre booking your ride via the MyRide by GMT app (The MyRide by GMT app is available for download at the Apple Store and Google Play Store) or by calling 802-540-2468). For more information visit Green Mountain Transit.


It’s a short bike ride or walk from downtown Montpelier to the State House. Bike racks are located outside the eastern and western entrances to the building.


Accessibility wheel chair SymbolThe State House is wheelchair accessible. The principal accessible entrance is on the west side of the building, adjacent to reserved accessible parking. On Saturdays, the eastern accessible entrance is used, with accessible parking available behind the building and accessed through the east parking gate and lot. Click here (PDF) to view the map indicating parking spots that are saved for vehicles with handicapped parking permits. An adjacent map also locates accessible restrooms as well as gender neutral restroom locations.