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State House

82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903-1105
+1 401-222-2357
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Missed the tour but worth seeing

Been to many state houses and this one is impressive from the outside. Did not have time for the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bethesda, MD
Surprisingly interesting...

At first sight this building was, although not massive, eye catching and beautiful. We had heard... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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
+1 401-222-2357
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Reviewed yesterday

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 6 days 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 1 week 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

Thank travelguy21776
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a beautiful state house. It also has a beautiful lawn full of trees with shade, which makes it perfect for a picnic. It is also very close to the mall, the river walk way, and roger williams national park.

Thank Tatiana O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good free entry spot. Interesting to see the mechanics of local government. very cool library and exhibits

Thank nicolani74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took some very nice pictures of the capitol and had great views from here on the steps. Nice park that surrounds the State house and is a good place to relax and get out of the sun

Thank mcdonapa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The State House is very impressive. The State Room, the library and the gift shop are worth a visit,

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is free and amazing! The dome is magnificent! There is so much original art work on display, it also feels like a museum.

Thank Travelaroundlorry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Time well spent checking out the exterior and the interior. Beautiful building especially for so small a state.

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we had only one full day in Providence, we decided to visit the State House. So impressive but very quiet for tour which you start in the Library. Wonderful building to see around and it is free.

Thank 30Paul27
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Karl S
28 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.