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State House Library

The State House Library is a little-known yet charming library located within the Massachusetts State House, one of the most iconic buildings in Boston. This hidden gem offers visitors a peaceful and intellectual escape from the bustling city streets.


Location and History

Located on the third floor of the Massachusetts State House, the State House Library was established in 1826 and has been serving as a resource for legislators, government officials, and the public ever since. The library is accessible through the Grand Staircase or the elevators located near the building's main entrance.

Explore the Library

As you enter the library, you will be greeted by its grandeur and ornate features. The main reading room is adorned with intricate woodwork, ornamental ceilings, and arched windows that allow natural light to fill the space. The library's collection boasts over 140,000 books and historical documents, including rare editions dating back to the 1600s.

Visitors can also browse through various exhibits that showcase important moments in Massachusetts history or attend educational events and lectures hosted by the library.

Nearby Attractions

If you are planning a visit to the State House Library, why not make a day out of it and explore the surrounding area? Located in the bustling heart of Boston, there are plenty of popular attractions nearby, such as the Boston Common, the Freedom Trail, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace

But if you want to get a unique perspective of the city while learning about its history and culture, we recommend taking a tour with the Boston Sightseeing double-decker bus. This hop-on-hop-off tour allows you to explore the city at your own pace and includes a stop at the State House Library.




Planning a Tour with Boston Sightseeing

To make your visit to the State House Library even more memorable, consider planning a tour with a Boston Sightseeing double-decker bus. Our hop-on-hop-off tour allows you to experience all the top sights of Boston at your own pace, including a stop at the State House Library. Sit back and relax as you take in the beauty and history of this charming city onboard the iconic red buses..

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