Robert J. Dole U.S. Courthouse

A light-colored multi-story building with numerous windows on the front and a U.S. flag flying.
Exterior of the Robert J. Dole U.S. Courthouse

500 State Ave.
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Named for retired U.S. Senator Robert J. Dole, the U.S. Courthouse is a granite-clad, six-story steel building above grade with a ground floor and mezzanine below grade, plus a penthouse at the roof. Originally designed as a federal courthouse, it was completed in 1994. It is located in the Central Business District of Kansas City, Kansas, on a 4.76-acre sloped site.

The building is home to U.S. District Courts and related agencies, and the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.

For information or help with building-related matters, contact the Kansas Field Office.

General building information

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays, except federal holidays

Access: Visitors must have a valid ID and are screened according to U.S. Marshals Service requirements

Building amenities

On-site vending and dining space are located on the M-level (M32) and are available 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays.

Last Reviewed: 2022-06-24