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Beacon Hill Photo Tour
Explore Beacon Hill, Boston's charming 19th century neighborhood rich in history and architecture. Its picturesque streets, brick sidewalks, antique gas lamps, interesting doors, doorknockers, and window boxes impress locals and visitors alike.
Learn how to take amazing pictures of Beacon Hill on a guided sightseeing tour using PhotoWalks' creative photography tips. Most tours are conducted in small groups for a more personalized experience.
Meeting Point: Shaw Memorial, the bronze sculpture directly across the street from the gold domed State House on the corner of Beacon and Park Streets.
|Where||Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133|
|Price||Adults: $30 | Youth: (10-17): $15 with paying adult.|
More About Massachusetts State House
The Massachusetts' State House was designed by Charles Bulfinch and built in 1798 to replace the old State House. The new State House is situated on top of Beacon Hill on land owned by John Hancock. It houses offices for members of the Senate and House, as well as various other government offices.
If you haven't been on a tour yet, it's probably worth checking out. The golden dome is as spectacular on the the inside as it is on the outside. Tours are free and last about 40 minutes. The first tour starts at 10:30am and the last tour of the day leaves at 3:30pm on weekdays. There's also a small bookstore on the first floor and plenty of public restrooms.