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State Capitol

State Street, Augusta, ME
207-287-2301
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Augusta
Type: Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our tour guide, Dan, was the best. We had an excellent tour on Thursday of this week. Dan was very knowledgeable and even introduced us to one of the Maine State Senators. We'll worth the trip. A must do in Augusta.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Well it is the state capitol, and maybe if you are from Maine, its interesting in that respect, but as out of state visitor, there wasn't much here, except a good place to stop for lunch driving on to our next destination. It didn't help that hte actual building is closed on the weekend.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is an impressive structure dominating the skyline of Augusta. The Legislature was not in session but we were run through very tight security entering the building. There was a tour available that lasts about an hour but we decided to wander around the building by ourselves. While the outside of the building is impressive, we were not overwhelmed by... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Small grounds, easy to walk; good to visit. Dome being restored; varied architecture. Park nearby. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Vassalboro, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I haven't been to tour other state capitol buildings but ours in Maine is fantastic. I probably had the nickel tour when I was in the local school system but I don't remember much of it. The two chambers are very nicely kept. The hall of flags offers a great view up into the dome. The exhibits on the lower... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

The state capitol in Augusta is not the largest. But the architecture is very nice, the interiors are interesting and our guide on the tour was very helpful and told some insightful stories. Definitely worth visiting.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Went here one time with a small group from school and enjoyed it. Give it a chance you might like it!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We try to hit the state capitols when we travel and toured the Maine capitol at 9 a.m. The tour guide - Dan - was very nice and informative. We were the only 2 on the tour - so it was nice that we could ask questions as we wanted. The capitol is not very fancy compared to others we've... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This isn't the prettiest State Capitol or State House, but it's the only 'parliamentary' building in the world which I've visited which allows visitors actually into its chambers.

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Amboy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The state building is really great and the staff were very helpful and informative. I really liked the dome and reading about the state's history.

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