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Address: State Street, Augusta, ME
Phone Number: 207-287-2301

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Watching legislators debate is enlightening.

The capital building is a typical collection of grand halls, offices, and portrait gallery. However, if you get a chance to sit and observe a live debate it is well worth the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Clearwater, Florida
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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I've visited nearly every State Capitol building in the country (48 of them to be exact). Maine was one of my most enjoyable visits. All of the employees were very friendly and accommodating. After asking permission, I was allowed to photograph the two chambers (House and Senate)...and all of the lights were turned on for me to make the photo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We popped in one morning and asked if we could get a tour as I had been there several years earlier and had an awesome tour. Luckily we were able to get a tour right then! The tour was just as good as the last visit! I'd recommend stopping by for a tour if you're in the area and enjoy... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The capital building is a typical collection of grand halls, offices, and portrait gallery. However, if you get a chance to sit and observe a live debate it is well worth the time you spend. Seeing party politics in action is enlightening, as representatives try to talk around the rules to get their points across about people and their motivations.... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This grand building reflects well on the State of Maine! Visible from miles away and from every direction, this handsome building serves as a beacon for the people of Maine.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Hard to find. Of the 24 state capitols that we have visited , this is the worst. Not worth the gas to get there. Just stop at a restaurant, not the Olive Garden, and keep driving. I cannot believe that this is a state capitol !! Was Bangor, Rockland, Portland , Camden, Lewiston already taken. This was the most disappointing... More 

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Winthrop, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The place looks just like all of the other capitol building, with great and wonderful rooms here and there. A particular help is the cafeteria, attached to the building. The food is astonishingly good, and very inexpensive.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My wife and I stopped here on Memorial Day (25 May 2015) as we were driving from Kennebunk to our timeshare resort in Jackman, ME. We entered Augusta on US 201 and followed that route all the way to Jackman. Entering Augusta via this route provides nice views of the city and exciting views of the State Capitol. We parked... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Known for its only surviving wooden made fort, a great walk inside and along the river overlooking the bridge, spectacular colors of trees-an extra bonus.

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We enjoy visiting capitol buildings with a rotunda and dome. This building does not disappoint. The dome rises 185 feet. You can view the inside of the dome from the rotunda. Of special note, near the center of the floor under the rotunda is a swirl-shaped fossil estimated to be more than 475 million years old. Outside, "The Lady of... More 

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Augusta, Maine, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Enough said. Please see my other reviews regarding the major human rights and Constitutional problems with Augusta and Maine in general.

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Address: State Street, Augusta, ME
Phone Number: 207-287-2301
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta

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