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Maryland State House

91 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
410 974 3400
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Ranked #6 of 43 attractions in Annapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites
Description: The seat of government for the state of Maryland.
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English first
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129 reviews 129 reviews
71 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Parking is never fun in Annapolis but this intricate wooden tower is beautiful. We enjoy the statehouse more than the rest of the town. Consider visiting the US Naval Academy, or the renaissance festival on the same day.

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188 reviews 188 reviews
83 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

It is a very nice, state house. When you enter, they scan your purse and such, like happens at all government facilities nowadays but when you walk in, it is really nice. Very clean with this whole House of Cards air on the stairs and hallways. They have some interesting historical documents and memorabilia in one small room and you... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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198 reviews 198 reviews
117 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We walked up the hill to the grounds of the Maryland State House. The grounds are beautiful and open for walking all around the building. For history lovers, this place is an A+++++++++++. We went inside (go through security), but it is free, and you can walk around on your own and read the informative placards. This historical building is... More

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Ayer, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The oldest wooden rotunda still in service and was also briefly our nations Capitol. I did not find allot to see except the grounds and the room where Washington resigned his commission. But I have a great affection for the building. It is a sight to see because it centered on all of the old harbor and can be seen... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The buildings are great to look at and learn about. A tour is useful. Adventure tours was very nice, a large golf cart type vehicle, but better, was able to take us places larger trollies could not go,

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Gorgeous grounds and lots of activity around....parking wasn't superb for our visit, so parked closer to waters' edge. It is beautiful surroundings and look forward to seeing it up close before we leave.

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Rochester, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

They do not have cubbyholes for security to hold things so we were turn away.Unlike places like ships and government building that will hold things for you.that I have been to.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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116 reviews 116 reviews
44 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Take time to look around at the gardens and then inside. Amazing walk in history. See the chambers and the painting of George Washington's resignation that has hung there since it was painted.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The grounds are beautiful and enjoyed visiting the interiors as well. Did the self-guided tour and there were many placards providing very interesting information. The surrounding area is also a delight to stroll about.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We learned that this building has the largest wooden dome in the country. We must say that we are from Pa. and can only compare our very beautiful capitol building which is much more impressive in beauty and size.

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