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Address: Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Interesting stop in Dover

If you are traveling through Dover this is a nice stop. We went when the legislature was not in session so we had access to the halls. The tour is led by a volunteer. Takes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you are traveling through Dover this is a nice stop. We went when the legislature was not in session so we had access to the halls. The tour is led by a volunteer. Takes about 30 minutes. We went mid-week off-season so it was empty. We effectively had a private tour so that made it very enjoyable. FYI, this... More 

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Elkton Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A nicely scaled building full of eccentricities guided by knowledgeable docents. Painting, architecture, sculpture, furnishings and more.

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I had the opportunity to visit Legislative Hall during Dover Days and take a tour. The tour guide was great and talked about the two party system and the history. I was new to the State of Delaware and this gave me good information about the legislative process and also visit the governor's office. Well worth the time to take... More 

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I doubt there is a smaller Leg Hall in any of the other states. It's a nice place to visit, worth the stop if you are coming to or passing through Dover. You can expect to spend about 15-30 minutes walking around. I never took any guided tours but unless you want the history of the place you don't need... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It seems amazing how even small states have such incredible buildings for their Capitols - clearly important for pride and historical politics. This building has the feel of a gentlemens' club though very much of a working building what with lobbyists etc.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The legislative hall was much smaller than I had expected. The staff was very friendly and answered any and all questions. I was even able to get into the chamber and get a picture both as speaker of the house and president of the senate. Neat place to stop on the way, but not a destination.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The visit to Delaware's State Capitol Building called Legislative Hall was awesome. The tour guide was friendly and informative as well as the security guards. So nice to have a welcome at a Capitol building. I recommend to set up an actual tour as the staff are very willing to answer all questions and are very knowledgeable.

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redlands, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It was pouring rain when I made my way to Dover's capitol building. The security guards were super nice and told me a bit about the history of Dover. There were students (college? high school?) listening to some pretty important-looking folks talk about some pretty-important sounding stuff. I can't be more specific than that because I wasn't part of their... More 

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Englewood, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Enjoyed a nice tour here on a rainy November day. The tour guide was pleasant, enthusiastic and quite knowledgeable about the history of the building and the artwork.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Was in the State Capital and saw that Legislative Hall was open for visitors. Easy access through security, with a friendly and informative security guard. The Legislature was not in session, but some of the secretarial staff was on hand to answer any questions and point out some tidbits. Beautiful older building and lovely staff.

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Address: Address: Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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