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Alabama State Capitol

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

The Alabama State Capitol is a good activity to see, and the building is impressive and worth your... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
AbrahamLincolnCPA
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Sharon, Massachusetts
Worth a visit.

All state capitols are always worth visiting. Alabama's capitol building dates to 1851 (though... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
alexwolf2016
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
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+1 334-242-3935

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Alabama State Capitol is a good activity to see, and the building is impressive and worth your time. However the tour itself was not well done and the guide had to read from typewritten sheets. Somewhat interesting.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Reviewed 21 November 2016

All state capitols are always worth visiting. Alabama's capitol building dates to 1851 (though with a few additions), which makes it among the oldest capitols still in use, although the legislature decamped in 1985. The building is smaller than its late Victorian brethren in other...More

Thank alexwolf2016
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Very ornate. A lot of history and displays with descriptions. Very friendly people. A nice walk from our hotel downtown.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We very much enjoyed our visit inside the State Capitol. The two gentlemen at the entrance (one a policeman and one a guide/helper) could not have been kinder, fun or more helpful. It is well worth a visit and free.

Thank PatriciaFrittenden
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited approx. 15 state capitols and AL's is still one of the finest for me. It is evocative of the past, regal of it's nature, and placed in a lovely setting with the complex of white facade offices, museum, and nicely remodeled/remodelING Dexter...More

Thank Pianoandy13
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Impressive southern architecture inside and out. Obtained a free visitors parking pass from the TI at the old train station. Worked well on the grounds of the Capitol. The state flag display was worth checking out on the grounds.

Thank RobS2011
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were in town on a Sunday night, so could not go inside. But it's a lovely building on the outside, found the star on the steps where Jefferson Davis took his oath of office (and showed it to some local teenagers who were not...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in the capitol for an hour and visited the old capitol building. It has a grand spiral staircase. The dome is beautifully painted as well. We were greeted by a kind gentleman who was a representative. If you are a fan of Alabama...More

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is free to enter, will not take long to view but is definitely worth a look. The staff are all really friendly.

Thank Angel57
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A good tour for educational purposes. The building has great designs . The tour guide himself is a great addition to the tour. The stories he told us were historical.

Thank seacc
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Julissa D
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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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