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Beautiful Architecture and Grounds

Since we visited on a Saturday, there weren't any tours happening. However, we enjoyed walking the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashton S
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
#6 of 7 for this trip!

After quite a long drive, we made it to Augusta, to take in the State Capitol of Maine. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy G
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Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we visited on a Saturday, there weren't any tours happening. However, we enjoyed walking the grounds and enjoying the sunshine. Indeed, the building itself gleamed white in the afternoon sun, giving it a very clean appearance. The grounds were also immaculate! We particularly enjoyed...More

Thank Ashton S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After quite a long drive, we made it to Augusta, to take in the State Capitol of Maine. It was interested to see the dome in an odd color. I read that they had changed it in 2014, because the original was eroding. The reason...More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The self guided tour, the history, the museum, the grounds. It is a fun way to spend a day....and a great thing to do if the weather is iffy. Cross Cafe is a hidden gem in the ground level of Cross Office Building.

Thank Renee N
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We missed the tour guide, so we did a self-guided tour. All along the way, Capitol staff were eager to answer questions which was very helpful. View from the balcony is beautiful. The grounds are lovely too.

Thank TravelTrooper1026
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Took the tour which is hourly. Was very good. You can take a self tour as well. The views from the balcony were lovely.

Thank solitaireray
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It is always great to visit a State Capitol. We do it whenever we visit a new state. Maine's state capitol is a beautiful building. Elegant in its clean New England architecture. Our tour guide was solid, but not the best storyteller. Be sure to...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Free parking. Free admission. Go through security, similar to that of an airport. Friendly and helpful staff. Brochure available. 4 floors. Elevator. Steps. Look at paintings, sculptures, and architecture. Check web site for dates and times of guided tours.

Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We enjoyed our trip to the capitol. Not as impressive as other states, and you have to go through security to see the inside (not all states do this), but we are glad we stopped in.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We drove from Bar Harbor to Boston with a 3-hour stop in Augusta to visit the state capitol and Maine State Museum. One can either sign up for a guided tour or request a self-guided tour brochure. Of particular interest are the Hall of Flags...More

Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Definitely worth taking a tour of. They give a great tour of the facility. The capitol is a gorgeous building with an outside porch that overlooks the capitol grounds. There are rocking chairs on the porch and it's very peaceful to relax for a half...More

Thank Lynn C
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