The bureau of the state house works with the executive office the massachusetts legislature state agencies and the massachusetts historical commission in preserving maintaining and restoring the massachusetts state capitol. Designed by charles bulfinch the new and current state house has served as the seat of massachusetts government since its opening in 1798.
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State house boston. The building designed by architect charles bulfinch was completed in january 1798 at a cost of 133 333 and has repeatedly been enlarged since. The ashburton park entrance on bowdoin street is the accessible entrance to the state house. Accessibilityat massachusetts state house.
This is directly across the street from the ashburton park entrance. Room 458 state house boston ma 02133 newsroom phone. The massachusetts state house also known as the massachusetts statehouse or the new state house is the state capitol and seat of government for the commonwealth of massachusetts located in the beacon hill neighborhood of boston.
The address of the massachusetts state house is 24 beacon st boston ma 02133. Located on beacon hill it is not far from boston commons and is just off the freedom trail we even see it on our freedom trail walking tour. Built in 1713 it was the seat of the massachusetts general court until 1798 and is one of the oldest public buildings in the united states.
The state house with its instantly recognizable golden dome the charles bulfinch designed state house is centrally located in downtown boston on beacon street at the top of park street. Visitors using the ride should use the capitol coffee house at 122 bowdoin street as the drop off point. The state house is located on top of beacon hill opposite boston common and is one of the city s most recognizable buildings with its golden dome.
It is situated directly across the street from the boston common and is easily reached by public transportation or those navigating the city streets on foot. On site tour virtual tour accessibility. 617 722 2439 newsroom fax.
Visiting massachusetts state house 24 beacon st. Holding the legislative and executive branches it sits adjacent to the former site of the historic hancock mansion. Internships student government day citizens legislative seminar create your own bill.
We enjoyed just exploring the beautiful interior on our own. The building houses the massachusetts general court and the offices of the governor of massachusetts. Request accessibility web accessibility policy accessibility initiatives educational opportunities.
The old state house is a historic building in boston massachusetts at the intersection of washington and state streets. It is considered a.