The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis and is the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating to 1772. The capitol has the distinction of being topped by the largest wooden dome in the United States constructed without nails.


The State House is open to the public every day from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., except Christmas and New Years Day. To help make your visit to the Maryland State House more enjoyable, and to provide you with an understanding of its rich and historic past, self-guided tour information is available in the Office of Interpretation on the first floor.