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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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Beautiful Grounds

This bright white building sits high on the hill overlooking the boulevard leading down to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hudson, Ohio
Magnolias in full bloom to great you on grounds

How grand it was to go up and down the staircase, stroll through the corridors and get bird's eye... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne D
Montreal, Canada
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This bright white building sits high on the hill overlooking the boulevard leading down to Courthouse Square. It is quite an imposing site. It is free to visit, with self guided tours available. there is parking outside on the street.

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 1 week ago

How grand it was to go up and down the staircase, stroll through the corridors and get bird's eye views of the chambers while admiring the architecture. Very few visitors, it was like having the Capitol to ourselves to take in the history. Great pictures...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in here while visiting Montgomery. While there are guided tours at 9, 11, 1, and 3, we arrived between those times and used the self guided tour booklet to view the capital building. The building has some beautiful architectural features...More

Thank Illinois_John
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went by on a Sunday afternoon did not go inside, but the grounds and the Capitol building are very pretty and well kept

Thank Karendpd
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Beautiful setting and great architecture. Free and informative tour. Lots of opportunities for great pictures.

Thank phyllis667
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A group of us rode our bicycles from Selma to the Capitol, following the historical route of the Civil Rights march. Finishing at the steps of the Capitol building was a wonderful way to conclude a day of cycling. The building and grounds are well...More

Thank W S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building full of history and beautiful architecture. It's like taking a trip back in time.

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

In the State of Alabama, every fourth grade class visits the capitol during the school year. For most, the experience at such a young age does not allow for one to truly appreciate the history and controversies that make up this state government. I highly...More

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We visited the state capitol on April 22 and we were so glad we did. We had the best guide for the tour named Arione Irby. He is such a passionate advocate for the state of Alabama and has such remarkable knowledge of the history...More

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We have been to over 20 state capitals and this one was one of the most disappointing. To my way of thinking, if you don’t have a local tour guide to brag about your state capital, you don’t take pride in your state. This is...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
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Julissa D
How long is tour with a guide?
21 March 2017|
Response from Angel57 | Reviewed this property |
We just had a quick look round ourselves, not really masses to see.