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Maryland State House

91 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401-1904
+1 410-974-3400
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Very informative. Give you the feeling of being there when history was happening. A great blend of... read more

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Janet P
Gainesville, Virginia
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Excellent Visit for Maryland History

An excellent stop in Annapolis to understand some of Maryland's early history, including the era of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael A
Annapolis, Maryland
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The seat of government for the state of Maryland.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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91 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401-1904
+1 410-974-3400
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very informative. Give you the feeling of being there when history was happening. A great blend of old and new government

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 5 days ago

An excellent stop in Annapolis to understand some of Maryland's early history, including the era of the American Revolution. A brief glimpse of today's Maryland legislative process is also included, and the building itself is part of America's architectural history

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is SO beautiful and quite startling for many people to realize that George Washington resigned his commission in the Army here so he could become President. It’s one of my favorite places to take visitors!

Thank Vaglassmoore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful piece of history; amazing architecture. Take a guided tour! Even better, sit in when state politicians are in session. Bring a camera!

Thank Kraig M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although there’s really only the first floor that is open to the public, there’s plenty to see and read. We took a look at the new Congress and Senate chambers, and walked through the old ones. There are lots of paintings of distinguished Marylanders, including...More

Thank MFollett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. I recommend a guided tour arranged through the Visitor Center nearby. There are many items of historical interest here.

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked our visit to the State House. Was there with a knowledgeable guide from Watermark tours. She made it much more interesting and worthwhile with the history she shared with us. Would highly recommend a guide, especially if you are a history buff. Great architecture...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read a fair amount of books about he Revolutionary War period, I was thrilled to occupy the space where General George Washington turned over his commission to the Continental Congress. The displays are well done, except that I find it inexcusable to not have...More

Thank ThingsToDoPlacesToGo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If visiting Annapolis take time for a self guided tour of the Maryland State House. No admission fees just a security check. We visited on a Saturday and it was very quiet. Within the House is four centuries of history. We enjoyed seeing the Various...More

Thank sealover12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some legislatures have great history and this is one of them. Our tour guide gave an good solid packed tour filled with lots of history facts. The Chambers are great, they even shot house of cards scene here in the house chamber.

Thank Nicq
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Lydia L
26 February 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
The truth is that it will depend on your level of interest in the history that the building represents. It is the oldest continuously operating state house in the country. The Governor & Lt. Governor have offices on the... More