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Maryland State House

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Although you can only see one floor in this state house it’s well worth the visit. Lots of history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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A very beautiful and interesting historical building. No entrance fee. We really enjoyed visiting... read more

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The seat of government for the state of Maryland.
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91 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401-1904
+1 410-974-3400
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Reviewed yesterday

Lackluster compared to some other capitol buildings. Decent pamphlet but no one visible to answer questions. Helpful security. If collecting state passport stamps ask security as doesn't seem to be a visitors center. Beautiful view through the fence of garden at governor's residence across the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The location is very historic. After all, George Washington spoke within the very walls of this building. However, the rooms of the building were not nearly as accessible as other state houses I've visited and that was a bit of a disappointment. Still, it's worth...More

Thank Dini O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although you can only see one floor in this state house it’s well worth the visit. Lots of history to do with George Washington

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very beautiful and interesting historical building. No entrance fee. We really enjoyed visiting it.

Thank huldasigny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the State House during December to see the county holiday tree/wreath displays. I did not realize there are also many year-round historical exhibits at the State House, in the historic chambers of the General Assembly. Highly recommended for all ages.

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While historically this State Capitol should have much to offer, the fact that there are no docents to provide a tour and answer questions was a real disappointment. The self guided tour is okay, but not great. The brochure claims Four Centuries of History, but...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The state house is a nice stop while in Annapolis. The most important thing about it is the room in the Old House Chamber where General George Washington resigned his commission as Commander in Chief of the Army and retired to private life giving power...More

Thank Mantle22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the day in Annapolis. We were beyond lucky to have amazing weather during our visit. This is still our favorite place in our home state; downtown Annapolis, the harbor, the atmosphere, and the State House all make the visit even...More

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The State house was the first peacetime capital of the US and the only State house to ever serve as our nation's capital. After you pass through the metal detector and present your ID to the guard at the door, you are free to roam...More

Thank Dallasgal56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture and a great piece of history about George Washington! Also nice that it is a free activity.

Thank Brittany R
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31 May 2018|
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Response from LaLex1111 | Reviewed this property |
Street parking and nearby garage available not too far off
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12 May 2018|
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Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Good to know it is open on Memorial Day.