Shopping & Dining


Capitol Gift Shop

The Florida's History Shop is located on the West Plaza Level and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Florida's History Shop provides visitors with a variety of Capitol- and Florida-related items. An outstanding selection of books, postcards, apparel—including Florida ties and jewelry—toys and games, Seminole crafts, artwork by Florida artisans and other souvenirs is available in a wide range of prices. The shop is located on the west side of the Plaza Level of the Capitol, with additional stores at the Historic Capitol and Museum of Florida History. To find out more information or to shop online, visit the Florida's History Shop website.


Cafeteria & Snack Bar

Sharkey's Cafe at the Capitol is located on the north side of the Lower Level and offers a variety of food choices. The cafe is open to the general public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Box lunches are available for groups. Please call 850-222-0092 for more information.

Sharkey's also operates a snack bar on the tenth floor. Its hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. (until 4 p.m. during legislative session). These hours may be subject to change during the various holiday seasons.

There are vending machines strategically situated throughout the Capitol. In addition, there are many restaurants conveniently located in the downtown area. Check with the Capitol Welcome Center for additional information.


All Construction Closures

East Madison Street

Aug 12, 2016 - TBD

East Madison Street between Monroe Street and Adams Street is currently closed.

East Jefferson Street

Sep 14, 2018 - TBD

The two eastbound lanes of East Jefferson Street between Adams and Monroe streets are currently closed.

Capitol Hours & Tours

400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

The Capitol is open to the public on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It is closed on weekends and holidays.

For inquiries about tours of the Capitol please call (850) 488-6167

Touring the Capitol