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Massachusetts State House, Boston, Massachusetts

 
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Distance from city center: 2.6mi
lindamura's pictureby lindamura History & Culture travel tip
added on the 18th of September, 2011
One of the jewels of the city stands on top of Beacon Hill and is the Massachusetts State House. It was built in 1798 and is a beautiful buildng. It's dome originally had wooden shingles, but then these were replaced with copper and the whole dome was guilded - with actual gold!
You can go in from 10 to 16 every day and it's free, but if you want a guided tour, you have to make a reservation. 

Address:
Beacon St & Park St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Price:
Free admission

Opening Hours:
Weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm

On the web:
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/trs/trsidx.htm

 
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