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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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Majestic Building!

The setting and the building is fabulous from the outside in a beautiful and historic setting. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Decent Capitol

I'm on a mission to see all 50 state capitols; this was #30. The building is beautiful, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting and the building is fabulous from the outside in a beautiful and historic setting. The staff were friendly but the great thing is you are free to roam and take it in all at your own pace. There is a well stocked gift...More

Thank TheLynchMob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm on a mission to see all 50 state capitols; this was #30. The building is beautiful, and the areas that are restored are quite nice. It is a working capitol, which is nice, although the legislature doesn't meet here -- that's across the street....More

Thank CWH3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a spur of the moment, we did the tour and joined a preschool group. They were very well behaved. The tour guide had a very good rapport with the group and we really enjoyed the tour. I thought the building architecture was interesting. After...More

Thank Fain R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can feel the history and across the street is the first confederate white house . But as you walk around you can see real history that you cannot learn in schools . I'm definitely gonna visit again

Thank corollaclub98
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This 2nd floor museum is truley well worth spending a couple of hours exploring. The history of Alabama is visually presented in the displays. Don't forget to look at the different flooring techniques that relate to the time period!

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Being a Yankee, the history of the town and these structures is palpable. There is some bad stuff that has happened in this town and you can feel it! This should not sound too negative, it is history and we the people are moving forward.

Thank Marty A
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We arrived in Montgomery late, so we weren't able to go into the buildings, but walking around the capitol was still fantastic. The buildings are amazing, and the monuments and statues are spectacular!

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Capitol building is beautiful. Make sure you take the tour. While the building is no longer where the Alabama legislature meets, it is used by the governor for ceremonies and other events. Our guide explained the history of the building including the room where...More

Thank Hy R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you are in this area than you should visit this place and see the white house.whole set up is great all govt. buildings and flags of all states ,its a self guided tour.if visiting in evening take care of closure hours a we reached...More

Thank Jafar z
Reviewed 23 June 2017

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
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Julissa D
20 March 2017|
Response from Angel57 | Reviewed this property |
We just had a quick look round ourselves, not really masses to see.