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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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Educational place to visit

It is well worth a visit. We enjoyed it and learned a lot. The history lesson makes it very memorable. I particularly enjoyed seeing how the rooms looked so long ago.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Alison G
Cleveland, Tennessee

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is well worth a visit. We enjoyed it and learned a lot. The history lesson makes it very memorable. I particularly enjoyed seeing how the rooms looked so long ago.

Thank Alison G
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Maryland State House is a small building, but a beautiful house of state government. The self-guided tour is free, covering the first floor of the building including the legislative chambers. Great historical artwork can be seen here. The simplicity of the desks in the chambers is thought provoking compared to Federal Government sites in Washington. The Maryland State House... More 

Thank William S
NE Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently toured the Maryland State Capital hoping to have access to the copula and a view of the town of Annapolis from above. The copula is no longer open to the public, but the first floor has some very worthwhile displays. Most notably, the citizens of Annapolis are proud that the building at one time was home to the... More 

Thank BNice3
Haddon Township
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room at the Inns of Annapolis looked across at the Maryland State House so we were sure to visit this majestic building. The tours are free to this historical and still active State of Maryland government building. The pictures and legislative chambers are incredible. This tour is well worth the time.

Thank peter b
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relatively small but beautiful and full of rich history. A must for your visit to town. Do a colonial walking tour and they will take you through it.

Thank Atlanticbeachgirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice leisurely tour. Free and not very busy. This was a tour that introduced George Washington not only as a true patriot but of a man of honour and not blinded by power. To know what I mean, you would need to visit the House.

Thank Allan E
Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely small state house is well worth the short time it takes to visit it. The rooms are quite beautiful and the explanations very well presented. It seems hard to believe there is so much history here and that it is a working state house. We have all heard of the Treaty of Paris but I didn't know... More 

Thank mmezedd99
Glendale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find, but hard to find the entry (up the steps on the side away from the Bay), this free attraction is historically rich (the building is square and literally sits in the middle of a roundabout). See where the Maryland legislature meets (2 houses) and where George Washington resigned his military commission -- there's even a life-sized bronze... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to wander and think of the past. Historic architecture and a lot of history. Fascinating

Thank trixy004
Jefferson City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four centuries on display with unique and historic treasures at this National Historic Landmark. Under appreciated until you visit. Get a guided tour because the docents are full of insightful nuggets about the building and the historic figures that shaped our nation while serving here.

Thank IrishLady8

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