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Maryland State House

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Address: 91 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401-1904
Phone Number: 410 974 3400
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The seat of government for the state of Maryland.

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The Maryland State House is a must see for all Marylanders and history lovers! We went between Christmas and New Years. It wasn't crowded, and was beautiful decorated for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tammy C
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Frederick, Maryland

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Maryland State House is a must see for all Marylanders and history lovers! We went between Christmas and New Years. It wasn't crowded, and was beautiful decorated for the holiday season. The halls were lined with Christmas trees decorated by each county in Maryland. It was so much fun to see all of the different tree themes and ornaments,... More 

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Annapolsi Md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the oldest state house in the country still in operation and has a treasure trove of historical information. Well worth a visit when you are in Annapolis to remind yourself of the rich early history of our nation.

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love history and this place has a good amount of old American history. However, you can walk through it in less than 1 hour.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Maryland State House is beautifully maintained & so full of historical artifacts. A must see for all Americans , to be able to be in the same room where President George Washington made his goodbye speech gives one goosebumps .

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Baltimore, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A tour of the first level is free. There is a checkpoint, but once through you can tour the rooms on that level. There you'll find the House and Senate chamber. Read the graphics on the walls to discover Maryland history.

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Cooper City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is still an active state house for Maryland, but is also a historic building. This is where George Washington resigned his commission from the Continental Army, which rooms dedicated to capturing this historical event. You can also see both the House and Senate chambers in use today. Admission is free but you did need a government issues photo ID... More 

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an hour wait for a trolley tour, so we wandered over to the State house from the visitor center. We are glad we did! The building is gorgeous, and it is strange to think that this building still in use today, actually predates the US government. The state has dine a great job with the historical aspect of... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get a great dose of history as well as see the government at work! I would recommend a tour if it's your first time here to get filled in on all of the important events.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had no idea that this is the oldest continuously used State House. Its history with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other Founding Fathers is fascinating and well-presented.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never knew so much history was there. The fact that you can go into the room that George Washington resigned as general of the Continental Army just blew me away. A great 1-2 hour tour of American history. A pleasant and exciting surprise.

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