Louisiana State Capitol
State Capitol Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
+1 225 342 8100 (Tourist Information)
The Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge is the tallest capitol building in the nation and is a National Historic Landmark. The seat of government for the state, it is home to the Louisiana state Senate and House of Representatives. Not the original Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, construction of the current capitol was championed and facilitated by former Governor Huey Long in the 1930s. Spread over 30 acres, the capitol building consists of the towering skyscraper tower and also contains the Louisiana Capitol Garden and its ten miles of pathways.