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Montana State Capitol

Montana Ave. and 6th St, Helena, MT
+1 406-444-2511
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Pretty building

The building is pretty and there is no metal detector. There is not much artwork in the building... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ellisville, Missouri
Nice Sunday morning activity

What to do after breakfast from your B&B? Take a ½ mile walk to the Capitol and amble around... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bozeman, Montana
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Montana Ave. and 6th St, Helena, MT
+1 406-444-2511
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Reviewed yesterday

The building is pretty and there is no metal detector. There is not much artwork in the building. The tour is self-guided but there is not enough historical information available about the state or the building.

Thank TwinMom1995
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What to do after breakfast from your B&B? Take a ½ mile walk to the Capitol and amble around looking at the gorgeous renovations done not to long ago. "The People's House" is relaxing and interesting.

Thank BozemanBill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parked in front for free! Didn't even go through a metal detector to get in. Tours are self guided. It's a beautiful, and very colorful, building.

Thank hulagirl78749
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a neat building. The tour is free and self guided and it is real nice ,lots of stairs ,some statuary inside and just over all very beautiful. Parking was easy. Really nice grounds great for a picnic.

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is amazing. It was once a guided tour, but is now self guided. They could do much better by preparing more historical documentation, but it was still very nice.

Thank Alexbutleavemealone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a self-guided tour of the Capitol, and we thoroughly enjoyed it! We just wish there had been some decent restaurants in the area.

Thank Mwietro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many historic treasures whenever you enter a State House. This State House was built in 1902, and the people of Montana should be proud of their State House. My one negative is that they don't offer a tour. Most states I attend usually...More

Thank walshgolfmw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If in the Helena area, the Montana State Capital building is well worth the stop. It is easy to get to with plenty of free street parking available. As of August 18 2017 they no longer offer guided tours due to budget cuts, but the...More

Thank ForzaDude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an impressive building but not as ornate as many. My favorite part about the state capitol, besides the fact that you don't have to go through an x-ray machine when you enter, is the beautiful flowers out front in the shape of the...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We did not take the tour of the building, but we spent a good bit of time exploring. The slightly pompous nature of the main section of the building (something that is common across the U.S.) wasn't as interesting as the Senate and House chambers....More

Thank Thomas F
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31 January 2016|
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Response from Sharon P | Reviewed this property |
You need to go to the capital's website for this info, they do not hold session every year.