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State House

82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903-1105
+1 401-222-2357
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Beautiful Building

Stumbled across the state capitol after walking around waterplace park. It is a very impressive... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
natalie b
London, United Kingdom
A beautiful state Capitol building

A beautiful building with lots of proud history. The beautiful dome and fine woodwork makes it a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lucky L
Providence, Rhode Island
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This imposing marble building houses King Charles' 1663 charter of the Rhode Island colony.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903-1105
+1 401-222-2357
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stumbled across the state capitol after walking around waterplace park. It is a very impressive building with nice grounds surrounding it making for lovely photos. Would recommend visiting when in Providence, although we was not able to visit inside.

Thank natalie b
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building with lots of proud history. The beautiful dome and fine woodwork makes it a fine place to visit.

Thank Lucky L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to get a parking spot very close to the building. Meter parking with a lot of open spots. After a quick pass through security you are in the Rotunda. There is a beautiful staircase and nice art work above. The restrooms are...More

Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked there early in a Saturday before the traffic started. Great shots and a beautiful building. They offer tours through the week (self or guided), but are generally closed on the weekend. It was nice walking around the area; also a short walk down...More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The building is very nice and has a lot of interesting points. You can do a self guided tour during business hours or they offer free guided tours on the hour.

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter on the side with the driveway; there is no public access from the tree-lined large-stairway side. You will go through security. There are many historical exhibits, but remember this is a working building. We toured close to closing time (5PM) and were able to...More

Thank margarethV476OA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate that the city had an open house of various attractions the Saturday that we visited. We got tours of senate chamber, library and state reception area. The capitol is in traditional form as many others in US, and has got a great...More

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the State House is nice. It's open to the public during working hours. There are metered parking s around.

Thank D_v_D_usa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we did not went inside, however we walk around enjoy the walk and the amazing weather, roll like a child down the hill the left :)

Thank MabelJazmin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking around the grounds was a delight and it was spectacular inside. The tour guide was excellent and we were especially taken with the ceilings decorated with gold leaf and the dome was one of the most beautiful we have seen.

Thank AnnC576
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Karl S
27 December 2015|
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Response from jacklyle34 | Reviewed this property |
Its right across the street although the main entrance faces the opposite direction so it could be a 10 minute jaunt around to the Smith Street side.

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