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Always enjoy going to see the State Capitol building on our travels. Good that there is free... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Harrison-F-Carter
Simple, Unpretentious

The singular reason we went on this trip was to see Maine's capitol..number 33 in our trek for all... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Timothy M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always enjoy going to see the State Capitol building on our travels. Good that there is free, short-stay visitor car parking for a quick look around. Impressive building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The singular reason we went on this trip was to see Maine's capitol..number 33 in our trek for all 50 states. While we found this structure less impressive than many we've seen, it had many unique features. Both chambers were bright and airy with wall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Timothy M
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Beautiful grounds and a grand building. The security officers were especially welcoming and told us about a self-guided tour as the guide was running a school tour. The brochure was helpful and this history lesson very good. We learned about the capitol passport and started...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The tour of the Maine State Capitol Building was really interesting. Our guide, Crystal Dow, was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed the tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The Maine statehouse is fairly basic inside, but features a beautiful exterior. Don't miss the upstairs balcony with rocking chairs. It provided a good view and photo opportunities. Kudos to the state of Maine for offering a big free parking lot on the side of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Since we visited on a Saturday, there weren't any tours happening. However, we enjoyed walking the grounds and enjoying the sunshine. Indeed, the building itself gleamed white in the afternoon sun, giving it a very clean appearance. The grounds were also immaculate! We particularly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AshBernadette88
Reviewed September 2, 2018

After quite a long drive, we made it to Augusta, to take in the State Capitol of Maine. It was interested to see the dome in an odd color. I read that they had changed it in 2014, because the original was eroding. The reason...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tracy G
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The self guided tour, the history, the museum, the grounds. It is a fun way to spend a day....and a great thing to do if the weather is iffy. Cross Cafe is a hidden gem in the ground level of Cross Office Building.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Renee N
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We missed the tour guide, so we did a self-guided tour. All along the way, Capitol staff were eager to answer questions which was very helpful. View from the balcony is beautiful. The grounds are lovely too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelTrooper1026
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Took the tour which is hourly. Was very good. You can take a self tour as well. The views from the balcony were lovely.

Date of experience: July 2018
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