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Montana State Capitol

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

It is a beautiful building,but the tour guides have been laid off during the budget crunch so you... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
A_Montana_Traveler
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Helena, Montana
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A very nice state capital

I have been to most of the state capitals in the US & this is better than average. The building... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
harryatkck
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Kansas City, Kansas
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Montana Ave. and 6th St, Helena, MT
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful building,but the tour guides have been laid off during the budget crunch so you can only do self guided tours with a small hand out. Still worth looking at if you are in the area.

Thank A_Montana_Traveler
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I have been to most of the state capitals in the US & this is better than average. The building itself is very beautiful & there is a great view from the front steps. It is easy to tour on your own & there is...More

Thank harryatkck
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Amazon To think this Bolt in 1909 in thé "old West". We were lucky to go with a Montana native well versed in the history of the area. If you are a history buff and/or art buff you should go.

Thank RedFedora
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived here after the capitol building itself had closed but we enjoyed strolling the grounds and taking pictures in front of it. They have a very beautiful floral garden that spells out "Montana" in front of the capitol. There is something majestic about capitol...More

Thank travelingCAgal
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The Capitol building itself was beautiful and we took the self guided tour. However, a tour by someone from Montana would be so much better as we like to tour the Capitols so we can hear the history of the state. We were told that...More

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

A self guided tour of a beautiful building with views of the town. Do go if you have the chance. The building is so well kept and ornate.

Thank MicheleColette
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We visit capitals whenever we can. The legislature meets every other year which was surprising. We had a nice conversation with a young woman in the Governors office.

Thank beachlovernewengland
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 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
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

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
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SLPMontana
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.
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