Massachusetts State House

Massachusetts State House

Top 2% of attractions in Boston
8 / 10

8 expert reviews

“The great Federal-era architect Charles Bulfinch designed the central building of the state capitol, and in 1802 copper sheathing manufactured by Paul Revere replaced the shingles.”

– Frommer's

Lonely Planet
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"High atop Beacon Hill, Massachusetts’ leaders and legislators attempt to turn their ideas into concrete policies and practices within the State House." Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"The monumental brick structure (1798, Charles Bulfinch) endures as a sparkling Boston landmark." Full review
Afar Magazine
"Two and a half miles of 16 sites steeped in history make up Boston's version of the 'Yellow Brick Road.'." Full review
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"The Commonwealth’s “new” State House was designed and built in 1798 by Charles Bulfinch, and its dome, having originally been made of wood, was covered in copper by Paul Revere in 1802." Full review
Time Out
"The building is the seat of government for the state, and the stomping ground of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Massachusetts State Legislature. " Full review
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