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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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State Capitol Building self tour

Free to all and very easy access with lots of free parking. Beautiful inside and you are free to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeff S
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San Juan Capistrano
Great Tour!

I visited the Alabama State Capitol as part of a field trip group. The Capitol is very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlabamaAngel
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • 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 36 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 28 reviews
"spiral staircase"
in 7 reviews
"senate chamber"
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"bloody sunday"
in 4 reviews
"across the street"
in 18 reviews
"george wallace"
in 6 reviews
"goat hill"
in 5 reviews
"great pictures"
in 3 reviews
"capitol steps"
in 3 reviews
"supreme court"
in 4 reviews
"open to the public"
in 3 reviews
"lots of history"
in 8 reviews
"took pictures"
in 4 reviews
"alabama state"
in 5 reviews
"free parking pass"
in 3 reviews
"quick visit"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Free to all and very easy access with lots of free parking. Beautiful inside and you are free to just walk around.

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Alabama State Capitol as part of a field trip group. The Capitol is very beautiful and quite large. There is so much history inside and outside of this building. The tour guide did a good job of discussing its history. Yet, I...More

Thank AlabamaAngel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you get a chance, take the guided tour. They are wonderful and explain everything. We ended up doing a self-guided tour this time. It’s a beautiful building. We especially enjoy the murals and ceiling in the rotunda. The floating spiral stairs are really nice...More

Thank Jennifer Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building with so much history attached to it! You can visualize the 1000's of people gathered in front of the building.

Thank Robert C B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took pictures outside the building. There are also monuments to world war veterans of both WWI and WWII.

Thank cruisenowonline
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

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 13 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

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

Thank lm c
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

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

Thank Monteverdeguy
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

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

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jberz2018
17 June 2018|
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Response from Lindakitchen8 | Reviewed this property |
If it’s during hours you can. W took a tour on a weekend. But you don’t have to.
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Simonejolly39
7 May 2018|
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Response from DiscJocke | Reviewed this property |
Free
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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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