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Maryland State House

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The Maryland State House is the oldest still-active State House in the US. It was the US Capitol... read more

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The Maryland State House is full of not just Maryland history but the history of the US with many... 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
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Reviewed yesterday

The Maryland State House is the oldest still-active State House in the US. It was the US Capitol for 9 months and is the site where George Washington resigned his commission. There is no guided tour, but you can see the entire first floor (only...More

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The Maryland State House is full of not just Maryland history but the history of the US with many significant events occurring there. We took some relatives from Colombia and they enjoyed it. All brochures and writings are in English, so we did have to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

State House are always a worthwhile visit. This State House has the very special added distinction of having been the capitol of the United States for a short period of time. This beautiful building is filled with history. Take it all in with a a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive yet quaint state house. self-guided tour. It is a must do in Maryland. It is very well laid out. The security guard was very welcoming.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many people know that Annapolis was the capital of the USA and named after Queen Anne. The State House is absolutely marvelous and everyone should go through it. Lots to see, lots of history and beautiful architecture. A gem!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an hour here on a beautiful early Fall Saturday. Some of that time was seated on a bench overlooking the well manicured grounds. The remainder of that time was spent inside on the first floor; that is open to the public for free....More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed touring this old and historic State House. It took us about 30 minutes to do a self-tour of the Capitol and grounds. Getting good external pictures of the capitol is difficult in summer because the trees surrounding the capitol are quite large. It...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to include this on your tour of Annapolis. Located in the historic district, the Maryland State House is free and open to the public. The exhibit is located on the first floor and includes a look at the history of the state house...More

Thank IrishgirlWV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank scampi745
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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PogiCleveland_Ohio
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Response from LaLex1111 | Reviewed this property |
Street parking and nearby garage available not too far off
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Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Good to know it is open on Memorial Day.
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