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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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The end of the Selma March

Stood on the steps remembering Martin Luther King's speech to all those who had marched from Selma... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
martha s
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Great building with great history

There is a great deal to see inside this building. The architecture is superb and there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlanCam55
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London, United Kingdom
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
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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 3 days ago

Stood on the steps remembering Martin Luther King's speech to all those who had marched from Selma over 50 years ago

Thank martha s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a great deal to see inside this building. The architecture is superb and there are interesting painted effects. Plenty of history to appreciate although the guide talks far too much

Thank AlanCam55
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit building to view architecture,clean city and felt safe,worth the wander in the area to see the sites

Thank LeslieC C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit of a location in Montgomery and what a way to start! Wonderful historical building that is visitor friendly. Saw the senate chamber where the confederacy was started and Davis sworn in on the front steps. Beautiful rotunda and portraits. Especially In the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience - among the best I had over my weekend of exploring Montgomery. A LOT of history has taken place in this state capitol building! The House Chamber was where the ordinance of secession that withdrew Alabama from the United States...More

Thank Alexis B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our none guided tour was made exceptional when we happened to ask one of the accomadating clerks a question about the room we were in and it turned out to be the Secretary of State; what make it so exceptional was that the Secretary of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another definite "To Do" when visiting Montgomery. The rotunda area is beautiful, as are the reproductions of the Chambers.

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They give you a small map that contains information about each room. Currently (April 2018) they have the "making Alabama" bicentennial display, which is amazing! The craftsmanship throughout the Capitol was impressive. Expect to spend at least 1.5 hours. If you need handicap parking, the...More

Thank hopalongrving
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alabama State Capitol is located at the end of Dexter Avenue and worth the time it takes to tour as well as the drive down Dexter Avenue with its beautiful architecture. Tour Guide, Aroine Irby, has personal knowledge of the civil rights movement and gives...More

Thank LynnATL
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful state building and grounds with a wealth of history. Pictures allowed without flash. Street meter parking. The rotunda and stairs were my highlights of craftsmanship and beauty.

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Simonejolly39
7 May 2018|
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Response from Ed S | Reviewed this property |
This is a working government building and free to the Public to visit.
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madgirl21
4 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
20 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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