Kansas State Capitol - Parking
Over the next several years, the Kansas State Capitol is undergoing a major renovation. Please be aware of the changes in and around the Capitol grounds. These changes are necessary to ensure access and safety for everyone.
This renovation will preserve the building for future generations. We appreciate your patience during this time. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us.
Public access is limited to the east side (Jackson Street, one way street heading north), ground level, behind the stairs. Do not go up the stairs to enter, there is no access through the second floor doors. The tour desk is on the first floor, west wing.
Parking on and around the Capitol grounds is limited to authorized permit holders. All other vehicles, including buses, are not allowed.
There is an underground parking lot that can be entered on 8th Street on the north side of the Capitol (corner of 8th and Harrison). You may park there for two hours for free. The clearance into the underground parking is 8 feet 2 inches.
You may also park on the street (Jackson Street is recommended - one way street heading north - closes to the public entrance). You may park for up to 10 hours at a time on Jackson between 8th and 9th Streets. Meters there cost approximately 50 cents per hour. Other meters nearby are $1 per hour. Street parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.
Please view the Capitol Parking Map below. This indicates where buses may park. It also shows the free four-hour parking area in the visitor lot that is to the south of the Capitol in the Judicial Center parking lot.
School groups: Please communicate with the adult chaperones about where to pick up your group. Groups may exit through the south or east side doors, but may only enter on the east side. There is no entering or exiting on the west or north sides of the Capitol.
Parking Map (printable PDF)