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State House

82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903-1105
+1 401-222-2357
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Great landmark in Providence!

Beautiful state house! We got there just in time before they closed for tours, but they let us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mermaidstimesthree
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New Hampshire
Easy to visit if looking for places near convention center

I am in Providence for a conference at the Convention Center. My family and I had some free time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tara D
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This imposing marble building houses King Charles' 1663 charter of the Rhode Island colony.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903-1105
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful state house! We got there just in time before they closed for tours, but they let us stay later to explore! Gorgeous building and informative staff!

Thank Mermaidstimesthree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am in Providence for a conference at the Convention Center. My family and I had some free time this morning and stopped at Panera at Providence Place (mall) for breakfast. We were pleasantly surprised to see how close we were to the State House....More

Thank Tara D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The RI State house has the largest unsupported marble dome in the Western Hemisphere. The entire interior of the State House is beautiful, having probably had a restoration withing the past 20 years or so. This is a place you can spend close to an...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to a lot of state houses across the USA. The one in Providence does not disappoint! Easy parking. Took a few photos and then it was time to move on. Definitely worth stopping by if you are in town!

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rhode Island State House was built in 1895 of white Georgia marble. Their brochure claims it has the 4 largest self-supporting marble covered dome in the world - the largest being St. Peter's in Vatican City. They offer self guided or guided tours. We...More

Thank Poodletoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location, good parking, nice grounds. Not a "destination" but a must when visiting Providence. Located near Providence mall, restaurants, river walk and theaters.

Thank macfudd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my first trip to Providence for business, I only had enough time to fit in one tourist stop on my way to the airport for my flight home, and I chose the state house. Parking was a breeze, there was plenty of spots on...More

Thank Schmeminemone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to many state houses and this one is impressive from the outside. Did not have time for the tour but peaked in to both legislative chambers which were not as ornate as other State Houses

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first sight this building was, although not massive, eye catching and beautiful. We had heard that the free tour was worth trying and so on our last day in Providence decided to join it...what a pleasant and interesting surprise it was. There was a...More

Thank Dannyboy1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't miss this place from anywhere in town, as it is enormous. The nice and informative police officer in the front told us this is the largest state house, and it just happens to.l be in the smallest state in the USA. This is...More

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Karl S
27 December 2015|
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Response from jacklyle34 | Reviewed this property |
Its right across the street although the main entrance faces the opposite direction so it could be a 10 minute jaunt around to the Smith Street side.
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