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Montana State Capitol

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Address: Montana Ave. and 6th St, Helena, MT
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+1 406-444-2511
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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This place is so casual . The main hall is very ornate and beautiful preserved. The sweeping staircase takes you to Govt chambers (used to this day) and Supreme Court (now... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so casual . The main hall is very ornate and beautiful preserved. The sweeping staircase takes you to Govt chambers (used to this day) and Supreme Court (now operating elsewhere) . We came late - 4;45 pm. No one hurried us out . Lovely visit. Well wort it.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Took my son on a tour of the grounds and talked about the architecture & what is inside, it's importance to our state.

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Fun for a short self tour. Interesting building in a nice small town. Feels very casual as you'd expect of a laid back rural state capital. Well worth a visit.

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Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Montana's State Capitol Building, while suffering around the Millennium, has been restored to its original splendor - and more. While modernized, it retains the original charm. It's well-explained in a self-guided brochure, but the free tour guides (on the hour?) are a wealth of inside info.

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Montana State Capitol worth a visit. The grounds are nice, I really enjoyed the Montana shaped shrubs with Montana written in with vegetation – it’s pretty clever and catches the eye. The Greek neoclassical (I had to be told) dome is copper seems extra fitting in Montana. There’s a female statue on top of the dome. The rotunda is... More 

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Billings, Montana
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Unlike so many public buildings, the Montana State Capitol has been restored to it's original appearance. Lovely, bright colors, amazing stained glass. Self-guided tours are available. We arrived on a weekday, so there was little tourist activity and as the Legislature was not in session, little professional activity. However, we did take the tour and wished we had more time.... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We did a self guided tour, which is easy to do and enjoyable. Met up with a tour guide who had one couple with him.He was extremely rude to me and was an embarassing and uncalled for experience. The building itself is outstanding and well worth seeing.

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our tour guide was very informative. We learned a lot about MT history. The building is beautiful. A must see while in Helena. Don't forget to visit the museum across the street.

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Greenwood
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We arrived between hourly guided tours so decided to use self guide. Fortunately, we met up with previous tour and was welcomed to the group. The guide was so knowledgeable he made history literally come to life. His background knowledge added so much to the tour. One of the best guides we have ever had the pleasure to listen to... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We walked around the Capital and enjoyed the green grass and wonderful art on the grounds. Tours are available and the Helena trolly tour leaves from this area.

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