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Legislative Hall

Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE
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Great tour brings this old building to life

The Hall has been fully reconstructed over the past few decades, so you're not really looking at... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
Nice area with lots of cool buildings

We visited Dover en route to Annapolis. As it was a weekend, the state buildings were closed but it... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Delaware State House is not so big but it surely worths the visit. I appreciated the tour I made with a nice and knoledgeable guide who was happy to explain the history of the first state to have signed the American Constitution. The paintings...More

1  Thank Sylvie F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Delaware Legislative Hall is not one of the fanciest state capitols you might visit, but the docent gives a great tour and really gives you a good background on the history of Delaware in Revolutionary War times. A visit certainly makes you feel that...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Small state, small building....but so much history! Our tour guide, Rachel Rohm, was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot about Caesar Rodney, described as the "Paul Revere" of Delaware.

Thank KCTraveler50Plus
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Take the tour to get a better appreciation of Dover history. It does not take long and there is a lot to be shared.

Thank cpafan
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Just stuck my head in and was in awe of the history and architecture. Closed my eyes and could hear the echo's of history. Wish I had more time!

Thank atasteofcreole
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Interesting and educational tour of local history. Large building with many areas of interest. Well worth checking out.

Thank kel123nkp
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