Bureau of the State House (BSH)

The Bureau of the State House works with the Executive Office, the Massachusetts Legislature, state agencies, and the Massachusetts Historical Commission in preserving, maintaining and restoring the Massachusetts state capitol.

Contact Us


24 Beacon Street, Room 1, Boston, MA 02133


Emergency (617) 722-1188

DCR Rangers (24 Hours)

Emergency (617) 727-1000

BSH Control Center (24 Hours)

Emergency (617) 727-2917

Massachusetts State Police


(617) 727-7700

Who we serve

We provide a secure place for government and business, a museum of art and history, and a site for public congregation. 

Recent news & announcements from Bureau of the State House


Flag Status 

6/11/2021 Bureau of the State House

Flag status and half-staff notifications for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Locations of Bureau of the State House

There is a wheelchair accessible entrance and drop-off area for The RIDE on Bowdoin Street