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Maryland State House

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Address: 91 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410 974 3400
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The seat of government for the state of Maryland.

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Recently remodeled--don't miss the history

The Old Senate Chamber, where George Washington surrendered his military commission--has recently been remodeled. They did a great job, and the room brings an important bit of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Senate Chamber, where George Washington surrendered his military commission--has recently been remodeled. They did a great job, and the room brings an important bit of American history alive. It's even possible to rub shoulders with Washington--or at least a life-sized statue of him. Rich and rewarding for kids and adults. A can't-miss attraction.

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very interesting place to visit with loads of history. The atmosphere and artifacts were pleasantly surprising and it's well worth stopping in as you tour Annapolis. Sitting right on top of the hill overlooking downtown and the water its very convenient to access.

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Wintersville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Excellent attraction and well worth the time. Entry is secure and admission is free. A lot of history to observe at your own pace. Very humbling.

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Thank Thomas K
CT
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Full of important US history, this state Capitol presents it all well. A beautiful setting for an incredible history lesson!

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West Sweden, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

It is a nice house and nice surroundings, but really, nothing to travel far for, for someone touristing from far awayfrom abroad.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

In the center of Annapolis lies the State House. An easy walk from hundreds of parking spots, it is a must see for anyone visiting the Maryland capital. Wonderfully appointed. You can self-tour or choose a guided one instead. Sit in on a session then walk downhill to Chick & Ruths for lunch.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Well maintained state house where George Washington resigned his commission. The architecture and pictures are gorgeous!

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We came upon the Maryland State Capital as we were walking up from the harbor. It stands stately on the top of a hill. We first went to the back with beautiful grounds around and found out you enter via a different door. After we passed security we were able to view both the Senate and House Chambers. As we... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

What a gem! Sitting on beautiful grounds, this was a pleasant surprise as to the exquisite architecture from the 1790's and 1840's as well as the amazing Revolutionary-war era historic displays inside. Self-guiding and well worth the visit!

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Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

You do have to pass through security to enter the State House although there is no fee. If they are not in session, you can view the legislative chambers. There are historical exhibits for visitors including the newly renovated room where George Washington resigned his commission.

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