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Very interesting history behind becoming a state (#23)

First a couple tips for your visit here: 1) the entrance is at the back of the Capitol building not... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
edieann
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Denver, Colorado
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Glimpses of the People's Legislature

As a constituent I've been in the State House numerous times. It's a fine building and for... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Ken E
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Augusta, Maine
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

First a couple tips for your visit here: 1) the entrance is at the back of the Capitol building not up the front stairs 2) tours are on the hour 9-12 but if you miss that you may be able to arrange a shorter tour...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

As a constituent I've been in the State House numerous times. It's a fine building and for visitors, a remarkable opportunity to see this state's convening of constituents and neighbors taking on the really massive challenge of representation. The building complex is inviting as well...More

Thank Ken E
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We have seen all the lower 48 state capitols. This was the 43rd one we visited. It is a nice state capitol. We really enjoyed touring it and we enjoyed the gorgeous view from the balcony on the upper floor. We discovered several state capitols...More

Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We picked up a self-guided tour brochure for the state building. (We had wanted to take the guided tour, but they had a LOT of students that day.) The building is impressive, the grounds are stately and I must say that everyone we encountered were...More

Thank JulieCirlin
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Seeing this building will be the highlight of your trip to Augusta. It is a grand and majestic building. Well kept up. Stands out in the neighborhood. The dome is made of copper. But when we visited it, it was nog light green (corrosion color...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Originally by Bulfinch the Capitol has portraits of all Governors, Hall of Flags, House and Senate Chambers. Free tours are very interesting and Legislators in Action (relative term) can be seen from January to June (odd numbered years) or March (even numbered years)

Thank Deane R
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were lucky enough to catch the 10 a.m. tour. The docent was impassioned and well-informed, so was able to share a 'treasure' that quite obviously is important to her. The pictures, mostly portraits, were diverse and the nearly-hour tour flew by! Most State Houses...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Not the best time to take exterior photos of the Capitol, as repairs are being done, disappointing. No idea on when it will be finished.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed September 9, 2016

This is what a State house should look like. I did feel that the security was adequate but not outstanding. I am a retired Judge and security has always been important to me.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed August 27, 2016

On our continuing quest to visit every state capitol. Easy to find and ample free parking. Then drive down front to see huge landscaped park riverside in front of building. Took some impressive photos and enjoyed a relaxing rest in the large open area and...More

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