- Historic Sites
Virginia State Capitol Building
During the Civil War, the Confederate Congress also met at the state capitol building. The east (House) and west (Senate) wings were added between 1904-1906. The Virginia Capitol has reopened after a $104.5 million restoration and expansion project. Impressive interior designs and colors from 1910 have been replicated in the Rotunda, House and Senate chambers. Visitors are welcome to take a guided tour or simply tour the building themselves.