Massachusetts State House

Local nameMassachusetts State House

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 building houses the Massachusetts General Court and the offices of the Governor of Massachusetts. The building, designed by architect Charles Bulfinch, was completed in January 1798 at a cost of $133,333, and has repeatedly been enlarged since. It is considered a masterpiece of Federal architecture and among Bulfinch's finest works, and was designated a National Historic Landmark for its architectural significance.

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Old State House Museum Admission from 10 USD

Opening hours

The tours are given weekdays year-round from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Closed on weekends and holidays. This sight also features in Walk Into History Tour and African-American Patriots Tour offered by The Freedom Trail Foundation.


Free admission and free tour.

Tours (The Freedom Trail Foundation)
Adult: $14
Student/Senior: $12
Children (6-12): $8
Children (under 6): Free

More information and contact


Official Website

More information on the city of Boston's official website


Phone +1-617-727-3676

Address 24 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02133-1030, USA

Coordinates 42°21'30.819" N -71°3'49.686" E

Tours and activities: Massachusetts State House

Old State House Museum Admission

from 10 USD

Boston Freedom Trail to Copley Square Walking Tour

from 35 USD

Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston

from 20 USD

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