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Address: 406 Federal Street, Dover, DE
Phone Number: 302-739-4266
Activities: Group tours/city tour
Description: Visitor center includes two galleries of state-related exhibits.

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Cute Capitol

We only had a few minutes to park near the Capitol Building and walk around. The building itself follows the usual standards for state capitols. Two equal sides, for House and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Washington, DC
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Washington, DC
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393 reviews 393 reviews
89 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We only had a few minutes to park near the Capitol Building and walk around. The building itself follows the usual standards for state capitols. Two equal sides, for House and Senate. Looked a bit like an insurance company building, but it was still kinda cute. We found parking on the street. Best small point: we saw reserved parking spaces... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Visitor Center is located in the same building as the Delaware Archives and a great place to start your tour as they have maps, brochures and can start your touring in the right direction. They have changing displays you can visit in the building. They also have restrooms.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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520 reviews 520 reviews
218 attraction reviews
1,576 helpful votes 1,576 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This was my first stop I downtown Dover to get a map and some travel literature. The women at the Visitor Center were very knowledgeable and helpful. One staffer pointed out that the Biggs Museum of American Art was right next door to the two places I planned to visit---the Old State House and The Green which is part of... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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706 reviews 706 reviews
486 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

good information about the city, map, brochures of differents activity. great place to start touring and to get information about the city

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

We visited the State Capitol and Visitor's Center and found the trip very informative. We were here for a class project for my son. The young man that gave the tour was fantastic. He patiently answered my son's many questions and provided him with some great information for his state project. Very happy we decided to visit.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Exceptionally friendly staff, lots of good information and there,s even a little art exhibit with some fabulous sculptures.

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Cockeysville
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Very nice informative place to start a Dover,DE visit. Has great guides, exhibits, history of DE, lots of suggestions for places to eat, etc. Would start here first.

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Milford, Delaware
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175 reviews 175 reviews
76 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Plenty of handouts and maps of things to do in and near Delaware. A nice place to take a break if you have had a long drive.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,302 reviews 1,302 reviews
660 attraction reviews
368 helpful votes 368 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The staff wasn't helpful, but there are lots of brochures and pamphlets that can help you out. Just google or use trip advisor. I hate to give bad reviews, but when going to a visitor center for information, I'm always hoping to get better information than I could get on my own.

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Warwick
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113 reviews 113 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Helpful, interested and friendly staff with lots of free information to assist in local visits

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