Place

Massachusetts State House

Red brick and white trimmed State House with a gold dome against a blue sky.
Capitol of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Quick Facts

With its gold dome clearly visible atop Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State House is home to the State Senate, House of Representatives, and the Governor’s office. Construction of the State House completed in 1798. Inside, murals, statues and governors’ portraits illustrate the state’s history. Take a self-guided tour or a free guided tour to view the Sacred Cod and to see what’s under the golden dome.