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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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Must see tour if you are in Montgomery

If you have a chance if would recommend taking the tour. There is a lot of history and its and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen S
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Pinson, Alabama
GEORGOUS BUILDING

As a Photographer, State Capitols are one of my favorite subjects. This one is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
drdroad
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MORENO VALLEY
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a chance if would recommend taking the tour. There is a lot of history and its and educational trip if you have kids. If you are just a history buff then its well work the time.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Photographer, State Capitols are one of my favorite subjects. This one is beautiful, definitely should go inside.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really quick to see. Nice stop to stretch legs. Take a pic of General Lee before he is placed in storage. Super cool staircase. Otherwise, pretty standard capitals as they go.

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the state capitol which was very pretty. Be aware that the Senate and House of Representatives are located across the the street, but you can still see the chambers of both, plus look out to where Martin Luther King Jr's March from Selma ended...More

Thank august01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first point to note is that whilst this is the current State Capitol building, it doesn't house the current House and Senate chambers, as they are in a separate building. Also, as this visit was over a weekend there were no self guided tours,...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick tour self-guided. Certainly not the most striking we have ever been in. They did not have tour guides, all self-guided. They hand you a map to show you where you can go. The areas that you can see are minimal. Allow about an hour....More

Thank Lindakitchen8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We make it a point to visit state capitol buildings whenever possible,but mostly just to view them from outside. Alabama's is average as far as architecture goes but its gleaming white color is what impressed me the most. The surrounding buildings are also pretty striking...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful old building full of history - I was a little surprised as I was more focussed on the history of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights movement but the building is an old classic well worth spending some time. Montgomery is not...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Alabama State Capitol is an impressive building that dominates the Montgomery skyline from the riverfront area. There are also a couple of interesting statues and memorials in the gardens surrounding the building. Worth a quick visit.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I find the Alabama State capitol to be one of the most interesting I have ever visited. The beautiful circular staircases are something to see. Lovely large artwork under the dome and stunning room painting. The wall is flat but appears to have a raised...More

Thank Jane S
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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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