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Maryland State House

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Address: 91 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401-1904
Phone Number: 410 974 3400
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The seat of government for the state of Maryland.

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Impressive Old Building

Stopped briefly for a photo visit during our quest to visit every state capitol. Beautiful grounds but crowded street around building. Not easy to get a good angle and clear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped briefly for a photo visit during our quest to visit every state capitol. Beautiful grounds but crowded street around building. Not easy to get a good angle and clear picture of the building.

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

The old senate chamber has been beautifully restored. It is very sparcely furnished (there were only 13 colonies!), and includes a life-size statue of George Washington reading his resignation as Commander of the Army. A triumphant general, he could have been king; rather, he retired to Mount Vernon. The resignation was witnessed by the four Maryland signers of the declaration,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a recent Saturday, my husband and I went to Annapolis. The forecast was for thunderstorms, so I was unsure how we were going to spend our time, in a city that is known for outdoor activities. We toured the Maryland State House during one of those storms. There is no guided tour, but the signage is so good, you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like history and are visiting Annapolis, the state house is a great site to visit. The rooms are well decorated and the exhibits well curated. Lots of great information about the state house's and maryland's history.

Thank Sami L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lots of history here, don't miss it. Take a walking tour that stops here. Docents are very knowledgeable, try to keep up with them!

Thank Lisa W
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, relatively brief visit on a very hot day. Unfortunately the ship once displayed in the lobby is no longer there. In spite of that, the kids found everything "really cool". Glad we went.

Thank kfierst
Manchester, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great area to stroll and site see. Walk is a little steep but most can handle the climb. Everyone except very elderly shouldn't have a problem. History here is very interesting.

Thank Steve B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historical significance of this building in US History is comparable to almost any other building. We wandered the grounds reading all of the signs, then made our way inside to see the "new" annexes built around 1905 (covered in Tiffany glass), followed by the older area which includes the room where George Washington gave his resignation as General of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't go inside, but walked around the grounds and enjoyed the beautiful landscape. I make my kids read historical and/or government building signs in hope of them appreciating our wonderful nation's treasures. Annapolis is full of history and the State House is a grand building in the heart of the city. Loved it!!

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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed touring this historic building. It is still used today. However they have the original room restored for you to look at. Since the last time we were there they have a newly renovated room where George Washington gave his resignation speech. Here are a couple of rooms for this set up like a museum with lots of interesting things... More 

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