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Address: 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401-222-2357
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Description: This imposing marble building houses King Charles' 1663 charter of the...
This imposing marble building houses King Charles' 1663 charter of the Rhode Island colony.
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Another Beautiful State House

Metered parking on North side of building. ... have quarters. You enter in the North side which is actually the back of the building. They have guided tours, we jumped on one in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Metered parking on North side of building. ... have quarters. You enter in the North side which is actually the back of the building. They have guided tours, we jumped on one in process. Beautiful dome. They have many historic flags by the south side across from the main entrance. The lady in the Capitol Visitor Center was helpful. Roger... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Perfect place to grab some quick wedding photos on the steps. Also has spectacular architecture and dome that it worth the trip inside--4th largest in the world!

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The "new" State House was completed in 1904. According to the Rhode Island Secretary of State's website, it contains 327,00 cubic feet of white Georgia marble, 15,000,000 bricks, and 1,309 tons of iron floor beams. It houses the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and general treasurer as well as the two house state legislature.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Unfortunately it was closed the day we visited, but the building itself is worth the trip alone, even from the outside. Glad to have made the trek especially.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This state house was entirely made of white marble and was so striking as it was set on a small hill surrounded by trees. It was worth the walk to get an up close and personal experience of going up the marble stairs and trying to get the best shot of the statute on the top of the rotunda. No... More 

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Bartow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

IAny time you visit a State house ther is a lot of walking and steps but well worth it. The guided tour leader was very knowledgable and gave a good presentation. Many pictures depicting the history of the state and pictures of Governors. Another beautiful dome.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I arrived during the tour guide's break, so I did the self guided tour. I wish I could've heard a tour guide's perspective. I couldn't figure out how to leave the facility! The gift shop employee was super sweet. It was the ONLY place to get Providence / Rhode Island souvenirs. I wasn't sure I was allowed to enter the... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Was interesting, but not much to see . Signage could be better to show proper entrance. Tours could have been held closer.

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Lincol, RI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The RI State House is a magnificent building. Standing atop one of the largest unsupported marble domes in the world is our Independent Man. He symbolizes the unique qualities of the Ocean State. The Governor's office along with the Senate and House of Representatives' chambers are beautiful to see along with the State Library and the original copy of the... More 

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Really loved the building and consider it a must for anyone visiting Providence. You can elect to have a self guided tour or get someone to show you around all for free! Have seen all of the New England state buildings and this one is very impressive.

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Additional Information about State House

Address: 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401-222-2357
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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