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Maryland State House

Address: 91 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410 974 3400
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Ranked #7 of 41 Attractions in Annapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The seat of government for the state of Maryland.
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Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The seat of government for the state of Maryland.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you are in the great town of Annapolis plan a visit to what is one the greatest architectural wonders around. Built in 1772, you just don't see wonders like this every day.

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The interior of the state house is beautiful (and quite interesting), but I think the highlight of visiting is wandering the grounds themselves. They're perfect for a leisurely walk on a pleasant sunny day.

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Arnold, Maryland
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240 reviews 240 reviews
119 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I'm a sucker for visiting state houses as they usually wrap themselves in the history of the state they represent. The Annapolis State House - used as the background for the US Capital in several movies - is what you would expect in the vast expanses of marble and beautiful decor. It is different that most in that it contains... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Warning, the State House us undergoing renovations right now to restore some of the historic rooms. You can feel the history oozing out of this place. The renovations theyve done to this point have beautifully restored the grandeur of the rooms. Come see the speech Geoge Washington gave to resign his commission and walk through the rooms he walked through.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The most interesting part for me was George Washington's handwriting. That is his resignation speech. The senate house is also interesting.

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Centreville, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

As a sailor, I spent years navigating the waters of the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay - often using the Maryland State House as a point of reference. Then one year, we elected to take a tour and realized what we'd been missing. As the only State House that once served as the Capitol of the United States, it's well... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
45 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The place is situated prominently in the middle of the city and worth walking around to see or read about it but there in no place to park just a short period to take photos. It is quite a distance to walk from the harbor parking area.

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Atlanta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As a part of my see-all-the-captiols plan, I got a chance to visit the Maryland State House in December, 2014. It's a beautiful, historic building in a historic and quaint setting. I had hoped for a brief guided tour, but none was available. And unfortunately, most of the rooms were closed off. Bad timing on my part, I suppose. The... More 

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new jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is packed with history!! This is where early America was governed. If your any kind of history buff, you need to go here.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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783 attraction reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a wonderful walk up a gradual hill from the town square, you walk around the circle the Capitol sits on enjoying the views all around it is beautiful.

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