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Legislative Hall

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Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE
+1 302-739-9194
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Enter security checkpoint located on the West Side Entrance of the building which faces the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
IllinoisKate1
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Chicago, Illinois
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We love touring state capitol buildings and were glad of a recent opportunity to tour this one... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
RetiredTravelerTN
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Nashville, TN
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Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enter security checkpoint located on the West Side Entrance of the building which faces the Legislative Mall. You will need an ID and sign book. Tours are available Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. We spent extra time with our tour guides at...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We love touring state capitol buildings and were glad of a recent opportunity to tour this one. Guide Rachel and trainee Annie were very friendly and most eager to share their legislative building and state history. The legislature meets Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, so we...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We walked in the wrong (east door), after ringing the door bell and being greeted by the guard. There were apparently about three people in the building (two security guards and the guide). The tour guide who showed us around was very friendly and the...More

Thank Shawn H
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

This capitol was built in the 1930s. The tour guide here is very good, loves history and can answer all of your questions. Visiting Capitol Buildings is a great way to learn about a state. We heard all about Delaware history, which is fascinating, and...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The Hall has been fully reconstructed over the past few decades, so you're not really looking at the original anymore. But it has been brought back true to its historic roots and, even more importantly, is brought back to life by the wonderful tour offered...More

Thank Wanderlust777
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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited Dover en route to Annapolis. As it was a weekend, the state buildings were closed but it was great to walk around outside and see the old Capitol building, Legislative Hall and other state buildings in the square. I think there would usually...More

Thank BigMerk
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

On Monday most museums were closed but not legislative Hall. We had a private guided tour explaining the entire two stories building. All year long you can visit the state capitol house even in sessions. Only caucus are closed to the public. The rooms are...More

Thank Nathalie P
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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice building to tour. There are a lot of paintings along the hallways. When we were there, legislation was in the house and will be tomorrow. We parked a truck in front of the old state house and walked to the Leg....More

Thank Liz Everett W
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

The Delaware State House is not so big but it surely worths the visit. I appreciated the tour I made with a nice and knoledgeable guide who was happy to explain the history of the first state to have signed the American Constitution. The paintings...More

1  Thank Sylvie F
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

The Delaware Legislative Hall is not one of the fanciest state capitols you might visit, but the docent gives a great tour and really gives you a good background on the history of Delaware in Revolutionary War times. A visit certainly makes you feel that...More

Thank Paul V
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