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New Hampshire State House

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Address: 107 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301
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+1 603-271-2154
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The oldest state capitol building in the United States.

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Historic Statehouse

The NH Legislature is the third largest democratic body in the world, only behind the US House of Representatives and the British House of Commons. The 400 reps and 24 Senators... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Concord, New Hampshire
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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The NH Legislature is the third largest democratic body in the world, only behind the US House of Representatives and the British House of Commons. The 400 reps and 24 Senators still meet in the original chambers - a record in the U.S. In the statehouse, tours are offered and it features the Hall of Flags - very old flags... More 

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Bow, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a place I always take international and local visitors. It is the only state capital that you can walk into, tour and meet some of the most important people in our state by just being there. People come from all over the world to check out our Executive Counsel and go back to their country to try to... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We visited with our granddaughter and were pleasantly surprised by meeting the governor passing in one of he corridors. She agreed to pictures and was extremely friendly. The place is full of history dating back to revolutionary war. So many portraits on the walls tell of the rich New Hampshire history.

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I visited the NH capital while in town for business. It is small compared to those of other states (like NH itself) but if quite nice. Parking can be a problem, though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

One of the oldest state houses in the US, this place is stately and beautiful. Located in a large plaza in downtown Concord, we went on a Sunday, the dome of the Capitol was under repair and hence the scaffolding in the photos, The grounds are spotless and well-maintained. We were there early in the morning and and enjoying walking... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

I had never been to the NH capitol so I decided to try it one afternoon. What an amazing building. You can pretty much do a self guided tour in just about all of the areas. The most impressive thing is the extensive collection of original flags from all of the war campaigns. Outstanding ! Personnel at the capitol were... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

The state house is located on Main Street in Concord. It's a small building and the dome has been restored-you can see the dome from further away. I went with a group and we had a tour guide who was really wonderful. The entry hall is ringed with very old battle flags-some from the civil war, WWI WW II, and... More 

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Zekecat2000, Manager at New Hampshire State House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Just wanted to clarify that the legislators actually earn $200 for their 2 year term, so it is actually $100 a year! Glad you had a positive experience! More 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Unlike many states and the federal government, New Hampshire allows visitors to its state capitol wander through the building, getting close to the legislative chambers and the offices of the governor and other senior state officials. You can actually park on the same block for 75 cents an hour (2 hour maximum), or park at a nearby lot if you... More 

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Calabasas, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Sorry, we have visited a number of state houses across the United States and this one's exterior was rather plain and ordinary. The dome has recently undergone renovation as there is scaffolding along the base of the dome. The grounds are simply landscaped with grass, a few trees and a couple of statues of important historical figures. Unfortunately, we can't... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a pretty small Capitol. Visited on a Friday and you do your own walk about with a guide map. You must pay to park (75 cents an hour by meter). I did the map and the surrounding grounds in less than an hour.

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