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Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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Beautiful architecture!

My boyfriend and I took a self guided tour on a Thursday around 12:30 in the afternoon. The self... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hoover, Alabama
via mobile
Interesting State Capitol

Free self guided tour of the Alabama State Capitol. You must pass through security. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hesperia, California
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935

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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alabama State Capitol is an impressive building and worthy of viewing. It is situated close to Dr King's church and the contrast/closeness of the two buildings is powerful. In front of the building, slightly down the road are two commemorative marker stones that give...More

Thank Graham_Derby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove past the State Capital in the daylight and also at night. During the day, it was so clean looking and impressive. However, being lit so well at night, was beautiful!

Thank Gran_Jan3
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The setting and the building is fabulous from the outside in a beautiful and historic setting. The staff were friendly but the great thing is you are free to roam and take it in all at your own pace. There is a well stocked gift...More

Thank TheLynchMob
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I'm on a mission to see all 50 state capitols; this was #30. The building is beautiful, and the areas that are restored are quite nice. It is a working capitol, which is nice, although the legislature doesn't meet here -- that's across the street....More

Thank CWH3
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

On a spur of the moment, we did the tour and joined a preschool group. They were very well behaved. The tour guide had a very good rapport with the group and we really enjoyed the tour. I thought the building architecture was interesting. After...More

Thank Fain R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

You can feel the history and across the street is the first confederate white house . But as you walk around you can see real history that you cannot learn in schools . I'm definitely gonna visit again

Thank corollaclub98
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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.