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Address: State Street, Augusta, ME
Phone Number: 207-287-2301
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Interesting tour, lively, engaging

This building allows you to see its history as development and change took place over many years. Some beautiful features but also seems approachable. The rotation of governor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Port Townsend, Wa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This building allows you to see its history as development and change took place over many years. Some beautiful features but also seems approachable. The rotation of governor portraits was unusual. Our guide was friendly and had an engaging sense of humor as she shard facts and history. I'd recommend for children as well as adults.

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Kennewick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Our tour guide was very knowledgable and provided some interesting history facts. The building is beautiful. Tours are only given hourly from nine until noon. They are well worth the time.

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Tallahassee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It looks like its location's is because it's on the highest point of land in the city. Unfortunately the terrain, surrounding buildings and tree locations prevent decent pictures being taken by amateur photographers like me. I also did NOT notice that the building was open to the general public.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Building opened in 1832. Today a 4-story building. Governor's mansion is across the street. In 1909 it was expanded and the dome was added. It is a copper dome and the statue on the top is "wisdom". The Capitol was upgraded and refurbished in 2001. It is not the largest or most ornate capitol we have visited, but maybe that... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I am interested in seeing state capitols and visited as many as possible in my travels. The Maine state capitol is an extremely imposing building and it was built to be impressive.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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

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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