Old State House

This elegant Federal-style building (1792) with its graceful staircases, arches, balustrades and classical pediments was designed by Charles Bulfinch, the architect of the state houses of Maine and Massachusetts. Second-floor legislative chambers contain original furnishings; the Amistad trial began in the Senate chamber here. Don't miss the small Steward's Museum of Curiosities containing such oddities as a two-headed calf, also on the second floor.

Useful information

Address:

Main St. 800, 06103 Hartford

Phone:

+1 860-522-6766

Price:

6 $ (-17 years old 3 $)

Opening hours

[Jul-mid Oct: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; rest of year: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm - closed Bank Hols]

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