The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today announced that tours of the North Dakota State Capitol will resume on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
“We are excited to resume tours of the North Dakota State Capitol, and to reopen the 18th floor to the public,” OMB Director Joe Morrissette said. “Tours of the Capitol have been suspended for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we resume normal activities, we are anxious to again offer this service to the public. We know it is appreciated by visitors to the Capitol at all times of the year, but especially during the summer travel season.”
Morrissette added that the decision was made to suspend tours of the North Dakota State Capitol out of an abundance of caution in March 2020, and he extended his gratitude for the public’s patience and support during that time.
Tours will be conducted Monday through Friday, on the hour from 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. Entities wishing to request group tours may fill out the tour request form on OMB’s website. Tours will not be conducted on the weekends as the Capitol is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
It is still recommended that citizens entering the Capitol comply with the following:
- Wear face coverings if they are not fully vaccinated per Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- Screen for their COVID-19 risk via kiosk at the main entrance.
- Sanitize their hands frequently during their visit using the sanitization stations throughout the building.
Citizens may stay up to date on Capitol changes at www.omb.nd.gov