Welcome to the Iowa Capitol Complex

Complex Visitor Hours: Every day of the week, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Capitol Building Hours:
   Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
   Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Law Library Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All State Office Buildings are closed on Sundays and State designated holidays.


Designated parking is available for State of Iowa employees and visitors to the Capitol Complex. 

Monuments and Walking Paths

Enjoy the several miles of sidewalks on the Capitol Complex with the self guided monument tour or on any of the nine walking paths, varying in distance from .4 to 1.4 miles.

Food Service and Farmers Market

The Complex lunch options include the Capitol Cafeteria while we are in legislative session and food trucks during non-session. The Farmers Market is a cooperative effort by the Iowa Departments of Administration Services, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture and Land Stewardship promoting healthy eating while supporting growers of Iowa produce and vendors with their Iowa products.

Events and Opportunities

For more information send an email to capitol.complex.events@iowa.gov