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In all of our visits to Boston my husband and I had never gotten around to visiting the Massachusetts State House, but we were staying down the block and headed over there for a look. We should have gone sooner. We arrived shortly after opening...More
The Massachusetts State House is the capitol building for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It houses the chambers of the House of Representatives (where the famous "sacred cod" hangs above the chambers' floor) and the state Senate. It also house the governor's office, all of which...More
The state house is at the beginning of the Freedom Trail and worth the visit. They offer Free guided tours that take around 45 mins and give very detailed information, strongly recommended if you are in town.
Having lived in the Boston area it had been many years since I went inside the sate house. What a mistake! You do need to go through security, but once inside you can wander around or take a free tour. The second and third floor...More