House Chamber Chair

This historic chair was accidentally damaged and the arm was broken. With the generous support of the SCF, the Capitol hired a professional conservator to return the seat to its former splendor.


Sully Portrait Lighting

Unfortunately, Thomas Sully\'s master-work was largely obscured due to poor lighting and practically indiscernable from the viewing area. The SCF procured several special artifact lights.

Kids Corner

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Effective May 3, 2023, and until further notice, the North Carolina State Capitol is closed to visitors while construction is underway to replace the copper on the roof and dome, update the HVAC system, and repair damaged stone. We apologize for the inconvenience!




Conservation and preservation of the State Capitol Historic Site is ongoing with many new projects on the horizon.

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