Illinois State Capitol Tours Physical Services

The Illinois State Capitol is open for the public. Public tours are now available for large groups inside the Capitol Building.

Large groups (15 or more people) who wish to schedule a tour of the Capitol Building are encouraged to contact the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-545-7300.

Tour groups consisting of 14 or fewer people may contact Tatyana Shlyak in the Secretary of State Physical Services Department at 217-782-2099 or

Masks are recommended but not required by members of the public entering the buildings.

When touring the Capitol, please allow extra time for the following security procedures to ensure you are not late for your tour:

Persons with Disabilities

Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau personnel are trained to use a relay messenger service for booking tours with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. To access a relay messenger service, please call 711 and give the operator the phone number for the Convention Bureau (800-545-7300).

If any member of your group has a disability that might interfere with his or her enjoyment of the tour, please let the Convention Bureau know when you are making your reservation. The Secretary of State's office attempts to accommodate all persons or groups with special needs, but cannot guarantee such service without advance notice.

For more information on services for persons with disabilities, please call the Secretary of State's office at 312-814-3676 or write to:
Secretary of State
Physical Services Department
501 S. Second St., Rm. 034
Springfield, IL 62756