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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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Alabama State Capitol is amazing and within walking distance to many historic places.

I find the Alabama State capitol to be one of the most interesting I have ever visited. The... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Jane S
Ocala, Florida
Gorgeous old building and very rich in history

Buildings do not come more rich in history than the historic Alabama State Capital in Montgomery... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935

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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
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Buildings do not come more rich in history than the historic Alabama State Capital in Montgomery. This was, of course, the First Capitol of the Confederacy and its Civil War history is rich, but it is also rich in the history of the Civil Rights...More

Thank TwoEggTV
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Visited on a beautiful clear day and enjoyed the flavour of history as the site of MLK's speech at the end of the Selma-Montgomery march. Viewing the chambers of the old confederate government, provided contrast, and the tour was free and self guided.

Thank sands3
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a cool place to visit. It's free but you do have to pay for parking in a meter, which didn't cost much at all. There was a guard there who showed us how to make the echo around the steps in the front...More

Thank TimandRhonda
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I took our six year old granddaughter to tour the state capital. The congress does not meet their anymore but we visited the chambers. one highlight is the stairway when you enter from Dexter Avenue. There is also a neat shop in...More

Thank 331revad
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our visit was alright, sort of humm drum. it is a pretty older building, that is well kept. The grounds were very pretty and miticulasly mowed, pruned, weeded and manicured. I believe we were more intrigued with the grounds then the building itself.

Thank Wayne E
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took a self guided tour on a Thursday around 12:30 in the afternoon. The self guided tours are free. They also offer guided group tours on specific days and with reservation. It was absolutely beautiful inside and the old setups they...More

Thank ashlynboulton
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Free self guided tour of the Alabama State Capitol. You must pass through security. There is a helpful brochure that explains the historic legislative chambers, and the historic murals. There is also a gift shop in the basement with a nice selection (near the only...More

Thank 911travelexprt
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely worth your time going to this place. Go see for yourself how nice it is from the inside, they've preserved the old congress and House of Representatives. Don't miss out !

Thank Patricio M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the state capitol for a tour and found it closed due to Hurricane Irma. We were met by the Deputy Attorney General returning from Selma who took us on a private tour of the building since we had travelled from Ohio. Southern...More

Thank cwconnor2012
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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.