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If you're looking to get your fill of local historical architecture, you should definite make time for a visit to Old Alabama Town. The mission of this site is to "preserve, interpret and present Central Alabama's architecture, history and culture." In Old Alabama Town, you will find over 40 painstakingly restored houses, stores, barns, and other structures built between 1818 and 1920. Within this collection of structures, you will find architectural examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Federal styles. Tours are offered Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A visit to the Alabama State Capitol would not be complete without taking a look at the interior. Inside is a three-story double staircase that appears to be without visible support. While inside, you should also check out the murals illustrating the state of Alabama's history. The capitol building is open to visitors Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the capitol is free.
Another important site to see in Montgomery is the Civil Rights Memorial. The Civil Rights Memorial was created by Maya Lin, who also designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The memorial features a granite wall along with a circular fountain, and chronicles important events during the struggle for civil rights.