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Address: Augusta, ME
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The seat of government in Augusta.

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Saw from a distance and drove to see close up. Very impressed. Columns, rotunda roof and statue on top, classic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Robert B
Riverview, Canada
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Riverview, Canada
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285 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Saw from a distance and drove to see close up. Very impressed. Columns, rotunda roof and statue on top, classic.

Thank Robert B
Augusta, Maine, United States
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Self guided tour to the Maine Capital Building. Interesting if you like history. Kids may not be all that into it. Beautiful views of Capital Park. Also visit the memorial around the capital, the park and the museum. A great day and if the Cross Cafe is open in Cross office building. YUMMY FOOD!

Thank Renee N
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I enjoy touring state capitols and this capitol tour did not disappoint. Our tour guide, Dan, was fantastic and such a wealth of information. We learned so much in a short amount of time. We would definitely recommend the guided tour to really appreciate the building and the history of Maine.

1 Thank susan cragg
Rome, Maine
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43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I've been going here for 15 years. Love the hand written menu that changes daily and the bread they bake there is amazing. Delicious specialty drinks that change nightly too. Casual dress. Great place. Make a reservation to be sure you get in. Check this place out. Your tastebuds will thank you!

Thank ms1322
Cumberland, Maryland
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71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is a beautiful area in Maine. The state house is not fancy, but it is beautiful and simple. We also visited the Blaine House which is next store. Both are free and guided tours. The Blaine House is also the Governor's house. He and his family live on the second floor. On the other side of the capital is... More 

2 Thank travelera826
Smithfield, Maine
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122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The structure of the State House is a work of art. Mr. Bullfinch did a great job designing this building. It made this Maine Man proud to walk its halls. The marble and granite makes for a noble presentation. This building was made to endure the test of time. It will endure the feeble battles between political parties.

Thank SteveAugusta_Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

they didn't explain well, and it wasn't fun to talk about work.

Thank Hey J
Farmington, Maine, United States
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

it is a beautiful building, too bad the occupants cannot get together and do some good for the image of Maine

Thank Joan P
L/A, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

lots of history in the making if you pay close attention and visit while the legislature is in session

Thank crzinn
Nashville, TN
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754 reviews
502 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 715 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

We received a warm and friendly welcome at the Maine State House, and we were assigned to an interesting and informative tour guide who gave an excellent tour and took his time answering our questions. After the tour, we revisited a few areas to take more photos. We did not feel rushed, and we enjoyed the classic beauty of the... More 

Thank RetiredTravelerTN

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