New Mexico’s State Capitol Building Is Actually An Art Museum

If you’re a history buff, checking out state capitol buildings might be your thing, but even if you aren’t, New Mexico’s State Capitol building is one worth visiting. Not only is this the only state capitol that’s a round-shaped building, but it’s also home to a unique art museum that welcomes visitors to wander freely. You can spend all day strolling around this memorable capitol building, basking in all of the Southwest art and history that lies within. This is definitely not your typical state capitol building, but New Mexico State Capitol is also an art museum, and it’s so worth the visit.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever explored the New Mexico State Capitol building? Was the art amazing? We’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments!

For another unique activity in the Land of Enchantment, visit the biggest public library in New Mexico for a day of fun.