The Nevada State Capitol is at 101 North Carson Street in downtown Carson City. travel on Us Highway 50 or US Highway 395 to Carson City to visit the Capitol. Open to the public for self-guided tours year round (except holidays).
The present governor and other top state officials continue to do the state’s business here, but the original Senate, Assembly and Supreme Court Chambers upstairs are most often used for exhibit space and are usually open to visitors without charge. The octagonal afterthought out the back door was added in 1906 to contain the State Library. The burst of economic and political activity at Tonopah prompted an expansion of state government and in 1913 wings were added on the north and south sides.