After being closed for a four-year restoration and rehabilitation project, the Wyoming Capitol is now open for self-guided tours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. To accommodate those attending Cheyenne Frontier Days, the Capitol will also be open extended hours on July 20 and July 27 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Capitol has undergone extensive rehabilitation to replace outdated building systems, add critical life safety infrastructure, and address public space needs, especially the need for larger meeting rooms. In order to meet the goals of the project, four construction components were included as part of the Capitol Square Project: the rehabilitation and restoration of the Capitol replacement, relocation, and expansion of the central utility plant; the remodel and expansion of the tunnel that connects the Capitol to the Herschler Building; and the rehabilitation and expansion of the Herschler Building. This invasive work also created the opportunity to restore the Capitol’s historic features, returning the building back to its original majestic grandeur.
Only the Capitol portion of the Capitol Square Project is open to the public at this time. More details are available at www.wyomingcapitolsquare.com.