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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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Interesting Historical Capitol Building

My wife and I stopped in here while visiting Montgomery. While there are guided tours at 9, 11, 1... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Illinois_John
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Dunedin, Florida
State House

Went by on a Sunday afternoon did not go inside, but the grounds and the Capitol building are very... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Karendpd
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Anderson, South Carolina
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
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+1 334-242-3935
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"beautiful building"
in 35 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 28 reviews
"spiral staircase"
in 7 reviews
"senate chambers"
in 4 reviews
"across the street"
in 18 reviews
"bloody sunday"
in 3 reviews
"goat hill"
in 5 reviews
"capitol steps"
in 3 reviews
"george wallace"
in 5 reviews
"great pictures"
in 3 reviews
"supreme court"
in 4 reviews
"lots of history"
in 8 reviews
"open to the public"
in 3 reviews
"alabama state"
in 5 reviews
"free parking pass"
in 3 reviews
"quick visit"
in 3 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

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

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

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
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

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

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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

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

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

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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Alabamas state Capitol was really nice. We arrived to visit on Monday but discovered it was a holiday...confederate Memorial Day...so we decided to come back the next day...espically since I needed to get my Capitol book stamped. Interior was nice,very well laid out ..lots of...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The lady at the Montgomery Visitors Centre gave us the times of the tours and where to join them. As we happened to be at the Capitol just before one of the tours we decided to do it. Arione was our tour guide and he...More

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madgirl21
5 March 2018|
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Response from Justin B | Reviewed this property |
You can park at the building, so no issue at all for senior citizens.
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Julissa D
21 March 2017|
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Response from Angel57 | Reviewed this property |
We just had a quick look round ourselves, not really masses to see.
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