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Montana State Capitol

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A must see in Helena

This is an incredible building steeped in history. It is open to the public. Walk in the ground... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beth S
The rotunda and artwork are must-sees

The Montana State Capitol impresses visitors with its distinctive copper dome, massive rotunda with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
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Montana Ave. and 6th St, Montana Ave & 6th St, Helena, MT 59601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an incredible building steeped in history. It is open to the public. Walk in the ground floor and get oriented. The rotunda is amazing. Look up and see the gorgeous dome. Take the marble staircase to the second floor where you can look...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Montana State Capitol impresses visitors with its distinctive copper dome, massive rotunda with four circular paintings surrounding it and the 1912 painting titled "Lewis and Clark Meeting the Flathead Indians at Ross' Hole" by Montana's famous Western artist Charles M. Russell. Located at 1301...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

The Capitol is built in the neoclassical style, making it much different than many of the other State Capitols. Another thing that sets this Capitol Building apart from the others we’ve seen is you don’t have to go through Security to enter the building. You...More

Thank looking4theplace
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This capitol is very impressive without being overdone. The architecture is beautiful. The murals depict the history of the state, including the contributions of the Native American, the prospector, the cowboy and the trapper. It is such a disappointment that the state budget does not...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited this capitol with a couples group. We had a guided tour. The building is beautiful with wonderful artwork throughout. Parts of the tour included older areas which was really neat. Lots of local history, of course.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We went through the Capitol just out of curiosity and did learn a lot. There are Some huge and intriguing Charles Russell paintings with good written descriptions posted nearby. The legislature was not in session – they meet only every other year – and things...More

Thank DoctorLane
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The web site said that due to budget cuts guided tours were no longer available but a brochure was available for self guided tours. This is partly true. At the desk with the self guided tour brochures, we found a sign indicating two guided tour...More

Thank travelforfun90
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Although often much is made of male explorers and politicians, the Capitol has wonderful statues and murals depicting the importance of women in settling the state. It was a surprise! The glass work is outstanding. Admission is free. Take a tour if available, then step...More

Thank ElfinWoodsWarbler
Reviewed August 6, 2018

got off highway for pizza, drove by capitol just to see. Nice building, pretty flowers, interestingly low key municipal buildings nearby.

Thank PhillyFamily2
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The capitol building is amazing. The artwork is something that everyone should enjoy. We came on a bus of concerned citizens to talk with our lawmakers about some of the laws coming before them. What an experience. So grateful we got to see how our...More

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January 31, 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.