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Kansas State Capitol - Directions and parking

Kansas State CapitolSW 8th and SW Van Buren • Topeka KS 66612

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Driving Directions

Traveling east on I-70: exit at 8th Avenue (Exit 362B.) Merge onto Monroe Street. Right onto SE 8th Avenue to the Capitol.

Traveling west on I-70: exit at 8th Avenue (Exit 362B.) Left onto SE 8th Avenue to the Capitol.

From the south: exit Kansas Turnpike at Topeka Boulevard. Left onto SW Topeka Boulevard. Right onto SW 8th Avenue to the Capitol.

Building Access and Parking Information

Public entrance is located on SW 8th Avenue. All visitors must enter through the Capitol Police Security checkpoint.

Automobile parking

  • Capitol parking garage on SW 8th Avenue, free for two hours. Clearance into garage is 8 feet 2 inches. Elevators take visitors into the building.
  • Street, metered parking on SW Jackson Street between SW 8th and SW 9th avenues for up to 10 hours. Meter fees vary. Free Saturday and Sunday. Visitors enter the building on ground level at the semi-circular drive on SW 8th Avenue.
  • Crosby Place Parking Garage, 108 SW 8th Avenue, between S Kansas Avenue and SW Jackson Street. Hourly fee.
  • Centre City Parking Garage, 109 SW 9th Avenue, between S Kansas Avenue and SW Jackson Street. Hourly fee.

Capitol Square mapBus parking

Visitors arriving by bus can be dropped off at the semi-circular drive on SW 8th Avenue and enter the building on ground level. Free bus parking for up to four hours is available at the Judicial Center parking lot, SW 10th Avenue and SW Harrison Street.

Please note: visitors must enter and exit the building from the SW 8th Avenue ground level doors.

Attention school groups: please provide adult chaperones and bus drivers with parking, drop off, and pick up information.

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