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Welcome to the
Massachusetts State House

The magnificent setting of state government for over two centuries, the Massachusetts capitol is also a museum reflecting the history of the Commonwealth since colonial times. This tour describes nine historic spaces and highlights paintings, sculpture, artifacts, and decorative arts commemorating the people and events that helped to shape the Commonwealth and nation. Please select a floor or room to begin.


The Virtual Tour features large panoramic images. A high-speed internet connection is recommended. These panoramas require the Flash plugin; visitors using mobile devices or assistive software are encouraged to use the List or Thumbnail views.


For more information on the State House and the Art Collection, please contact the Massachusetts Art Commission, Susan Greendyke Lachevre, Art Collections Manager, 617-727-1100 Ext. 35517.