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Legislative Hall

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1st Saturday visit

We had a wonderful visit over the Labor Day holiday, our decent was very informative and excited to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
America's First State-Visit Legislative Hall

Despite the fact that I lived in Pa and Nj for over 40 years, I had never been to Dover. Although... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit over the Labor Day holiday, our decent was very informative and excited to share Delaware history.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Despite the fact that I lived in Pa and Nj for over 40 years, I had never been to Dover. Although out is not far, it is not so easy to get to. Once in Dover, the village green and the colonial architecture invites visitors...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Enter security checkpoint located on the West Side Entrance of the building which faces the Legislative Mall. You will need an ID and sign book. Tours are available Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. We spent extra time with our tour guides at...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We love touring state capitol buildings and were glad of a recent opportunity to tour this one. Guide Rachel and trainee Annie were very friendly and most eager to share their legislative building and state history. The legislature meets Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, so we...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We walked in the wrong (east door), after ringing the door bell and being greeted by the guard. There were apparently about three people in the building (two security guards and the guide). The tour guide who showed us around was very friendly and the...More

Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This capitol was built in the 1930s. The tour guide here is very good, loves history and can answer all of your questions. Visiting Capitol Buildings is a great way to learn about a state. We heard all about Delaware history, which is fascinating, and...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Hall has been fully reconstructed over the past few decades, so you're not really looking at the original anymore. But it has been brought back true to its historic roots and, even more importantly, is brought back to life by the wonderful tour offered...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Dover en route to Annapolis. As it was a weekend, the state buildings were closed but it was great to walk around outside and see the old Capitol building, Legislative Hall and other state buildings in the square. I think there would usually...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

On Monday most museums were closed but not legislative Hall. We had a private guided tour explaining the entire two stories building. All year long you can visit the state capitol house even in sessions. Only caucus are closed to the public. The rooms are...More

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice building to tour. There are a lot of paintings along the hallways. When we were there, legislation was in the house and will be tomorrow. We parked a truck in front of the old state house and walked to the Leg....More

Thank Liz Everett W
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