The Old State House is a registered National Landmark and open to the public year-round. The restored historic chambers, and grounds are now the site of events such as exhibits, curiosity museum, hands-on history, guided/self-guided tours and more! It is managed by the Connecticut General Assembly (http://www.cga.ct.gov)Using our world travel planner, Hartford attractions like Connecticut's Old State House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last ticket sold at 4 p.m.) Group tours available, discount rates available
The Old State House, located in downtown Hartford, is air conditioned and is conveniently located near parking garages.
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We went to see the Old State House and found an excellent museum in the basement. We learned about the Amistad trial being held in this building. We saw the different areas of the building where...
We went to see the Old State House and found an excellent museum in the basement. We learned about the Amistad trial being held in this building. We saw the different areas of the building where... more »
This visit has allowed me to know a little more the history of Hartford, as well as its main attractions and exponents.
This visit has allowed me to know a little more the history of Hartford, as well as its main attractions and exponents. more »
3.26.22 Our 1st visit here and I can't believe we didn't come sooner. My library offered 4 free guests passes and weekend street parking is Free. Other libraries offer 2 adults and 2 kids passes so check yours online. The guided tour lasts about 40 min but after you can walk around on your own too. Great place foe photos and much history if that interests you. This is definitely an adult or family friendly venue.
The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable. I was amazed at all the history in our state capital I learned in one visit. Every room I was impressed by. It was easy to navigate a wheelchair throughout the building and the bathroom was very clean. See us here with miss liberty.
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