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Nice building to visit

We enjoyed our trip to the capitol. Not as impressive as other states, and you have to go through... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jackm0use
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An interesting detour

We drove from Bar Harbor to Boston with a 3-hour stop in Augusta to visit the state capitol and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jdc8mbc
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California
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank jackm0use
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Maine State House is compact, and well decorated. The guided tour was very nice. There was a youngster with us, so we learned about their page program, which brings youngsters to the capitol to work as pages for one day. Our guide took us...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The design of the building and grounds are excellent. The accommodations in the building are not so accommodating. Too bad. Could be a great place to visit after going to the state museum.

Thank Maineboy47
Reviewed 17 November 2017

My wife and I were in Augusta on a Monday in November, so the Maine State Museum was closed. But the State Capital tour was available. The tour ended up just being my wife and myself; the guide did a great job. The building is...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The Maine state capital isn’t as glitzy as some state capitals, but our tour, led by Crystal, took about an hour and was interesting and informative. You visit the main hall of flags, the house and the senate. You can’t go up into the dome...More

1  Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 27 September 2017

What better way to get an insight into a state than to visit the state capitol. We enjoyed wondering about and seeing the pictures of previous governors and politicians. Would recommend!

Thank missouritourists
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Attention TripAdvisor and tourists: The State Capitol and State House are the same building. It is another case of a Capitol building that is hard to photograph due to trees and a steep slope immediately opposite. Samantha Smith statue is 200 metres away opposite the...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is not open during weekends; however, we were able to walk along the grounds and take a peek through the windows. It is a beautiful building and worth the detour off the interstate to see this and downtown Augusta.

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