Alabama State Capitol Building, Montgomery, Alabama

 
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Distance from city center: 4.9mi
jorsolya85's pictureby jorsolya85 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 10th of February, 2010
The Alabama State Capitol Building is the first thing that you should visit in Montgomery. The building has witnessed events such as the declaration of a newly formed Confederate States of America by Jefferson Davis or Dr. Martin Luther King Selma to Montgomery Civil rights march. Make sure you enter from the front and do not miss to grab a white map, it will be very easy to find your way around with it. You can park your car on Dexter, just make sure to park it where the gray meters are and not the red ones.

Address:
600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, Al 36104

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
Open Mon-Fri. 9:00-5:00, and Sat 9:00-4:00

How to get there:
exit from highway 85 to west no 1,make a right turn and come up at the back of the capitol

 
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