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“Worth a short visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Maryland State House

Maryland State House
Ranked #4 of 89 things to do in Annapolis
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Owner description: The seat of government for the state of Maryland.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Worth a short visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

While walking thru Annapolis, we decided to stop in for a look. You have to have photo ID's to enter. It was a Saturday and the government was not in session, which allowed us to take a leisurely walk thru the building. Had nice old architecture and some nice historical pieces. Worth a short stop.

Visited May 2012
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Holland, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Really striking architecture!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

The view of this building from every angle is so pretty. Go in the Springtime and take pictures with the flowers in bloom.

Visited April 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Limited interest”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

The Maryland State House doesn't offer alot in spite of being a truly historical site. The many architectual changes to the rooms leaves you feeling like they haven't been able to make up their mind about the building.

Visited April 2012
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Easton, MD
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122 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“A Great Example of Maryland and US History!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

My wife and I recently visited Annapolis to tour a pair of historic homes. We then had some free time and decided to visit the MD State House, since it had been many years since we last visited. We were both impressed by the architecture and beauty of the structure--especially it's all wood cupola and dome. One of the "old" legislative chambers was in the process of being restored while the other was not open on the day we visited. Visiting the chamber that was being restored gave us the opportunity to see some of the historic "bones" of the building. Some side rooms also had exhibits about the history and architecture of the State House. Some of the exhibits could stand improved lighting. The MD Legislature was not in session when we visited. It would be interesting to visit during its session and observe the law-making from the visitor galleries.

Visited April 2012
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77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very interesting.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

Beautiful building with lots of history. It's where Washington resigned the Presidency, which I hadn't known until we visited. Unfortunately, there was no guide, and they had run out of brochures, so we just wandered around. The paintings and the few exhibits were very interesting.

Visited April 2012
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