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Old State House

The Green, Dover, DE 19901
+1 302-739-4266
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If you enjoy local history, then you'll enjoy visiting the "Old State House" in Dover, Delaware... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dover, Delaware
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Stopped by the 'Old State House', and got an informative tour through the building. Not a must... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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The Green, Dover, DE 19901
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy local history, then you'll enjoy visiting the "Old State House" in Dover, Delaware. Delaware is rich with history and Dover is full of historical places to visit.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped by the 'Old State House', and got an informative tour through the building. Not a must stop, but some interesting history.

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was impress to visit that very old building where the supreme court and the two chambers once took place in the heart of Old Downtonw Dover. I have learned a lot thanks to a very nice and knoledgeable guide. I had the impression to...More

Thank Sylvie F
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The tour of the Old State House was very informative and the guide did a great job of giving you a feel for early Delaware politics and legal processes. We spent about 30 minutes on the tour and it was time well spent.

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This structure was beautifully restored and is used for historical reenactments, music presentations, etc. Its location on Dover's Green is a lovely setting.

Thank Phylzy
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The house sits on a common green with lots of colonial buildings around the square. It was originally shared between the state and the 3 counties. The state house had several renovations over the years. There is a free standing bifurcated staircase leading up to...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Learned more about the history of Dover and those involved. Take the tour if you are there before 1.

Thank cpafan
Reviewed 13 November 2016

While the building is not large (Delaware is not large) it is an architectural masterpiece and a great experience for a visit.It is as it was inside. You can feel the colonial past seeing the inside of the legislative chambers. Spend some time just taking...More

Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We took a guided tour and learned quite a bit of history of the area. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The building is colonial, so if you are interested in history, you will enjoy visiting. People have told us there is "nothing" to see...More

Thank BarbaraZ16
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Both the current capitol and the Old State House are worth the time spent to tour them. History is that when the capital was relocated from NewCastle (too close to British-occupied Philly during the Revolution) south to Dover, there was no adequate building for the...More

Thank RoyVB
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