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Alabama State Capitol

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Alabama State Capital is Beautiful!

The Alabama State Capital is a Beautiful building and well worth the time to tour it! Wen there a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny C
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Segregation to civil rights

This is not an elegant, graceful building but it is a strong presence and reeks of power and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul S
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Built in 1851, the capitol building served as the first capitol for the Confederate States of America.
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600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130-3008
+1 334-242-3935
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All reviews beautiful building self guided tour senate chamber bloody sunday across the street george wallace great pictures goat hill alabama state lots of history free parking pass civil rights took pictures great gift shop within walking distance rich history well worth the visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alabama State Capital is a Beautiful building and well worth the time to tour it! Wen there a few weeks ago and it was awesome. The wood and marble have look as if they were brand new and of course they are over 150...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danny C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not an elegant, graceful building but it is a strong presence and reeks of power and authority. The building literally looks down on the rest of Montgomery as it is on the high point of the city and you have to drive or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The State Capitol is right in the middle of downtown and easy to get to, either by walking or driving. The traffic around the area isn't bad at all. I went right after Christmas, and they had the tree on the front steps. It is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Meowy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy on-street parking and easily accessed grounds, compared to other states. Well maintained grounds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dougal71
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Stood outside and watched the grandeur of this enormous white building which was built under harsh conditions by slaves. Shook my head to see it encircled with statues that are symbolic of approval of the slavery era. What a shame!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Port H
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is our 9th capital visit (out of 50). To date, this capital had the plainest building and least helpful staff of any state to date. We learned that unlike other capitals, Montgomery only offers a building tour once a day (this would be helpful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

There is not a lot to see, but it is free and the sense of grandeur and history that took place here has an influence.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M H
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The Alabama State Capitol sits up on the hill a block away from the Dexter Ave. King Baptist Church. The church being in close proximity to the capitol kept it from being bombed or burned.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gail M
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Being a lover of beautiful buildings and history, we definitely enjoyed this capitol building. The murals inside the dome are fabulous, showing Alabama history. Also seeing where the confederacy started was neat too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank peonyrose
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Immaculately manicured spot without much interesting detail. We were unable to enter on a Sunday morning.

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 16, 2018|
Response from Lindakitchen8 | Reviewed this property |
If it’s during hours you can. W took a tour on a weekend. But you don’t have to.
May 6, 2018|
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March 4, 2018|
Response from Justin B | Reviewed this property |
You can park at the building, so no issue at all for senior citizens.