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Montana State Capitol

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Address: Montana Ave. and 6th St, Helena, MT
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+1 406-444-2511
08:00 - 17:00
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Attended a legislative session of the Montana State Legislature

Attended a session of the Montana State Legislature. It is always a pleasure and educational to take part in our states legislative process.

Reviewed 10 January 2017
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Attended a session of the Montana State Legislature. It is always a pleasure and educational to take part in our states legislative process.

Thank jkredman
Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Capitol building is a must see if you stop in Helena. It's access is one of the most liberal, and for a donation (or none at all) you can get a guided tour of the entire building g with folks who know a ton of history about the building!

Thank Joe D
Boyne City, Michigan
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Park in front and walk past a statue and climb the steps to the entryway. The guard will give you a self guided booklet that describes the architecture, artwork, and workings of the senate and legislature that is in session every other year.Make sure you see the 12 foot by 24 foot mural in the senate room painted by Charles... More 

Thank johnnygeorge42
Missoula, Montana
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were only at the Capital for a brief amount of time but it was beautiful inside! We went to share the celebration of the "Governor's Arts Award" ceremony! What a lovely celebration! We sat in the balcony on the third floor and had a perfect view of the room! The seats were not made for people over 5 and... More 

Thank Abaylew
Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

There is a self guided tour of the building. Many state offices are housed in the building. The Secretary of State, in charge of Business listings, and voting as well as many governor offices, even a post office near the south entry. The rotunda has restored art, and both houses has public areas to either watch (spring of odd years)... More 

Thank helenatowncar
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A must stop if you're visiting. Great for family to explore how our local government runs. Art details are amazing.

Thank Staci S
Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Definitely worth the stop. Beautifully preserved building. Recommend you take the tour, which was very interesting.

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

There are some very fine bronze statues, for example, of Jeanette Rankin and the Mansfields, that are worth seeing. There is a huge Russell painting that is important in the context of his output.

Thank Discerning67
Sarnia, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our guide who also doubles as receptionist (volunteer) took us around the building explaining the structure and the artwork was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank jaunty5
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

An obscure location for a capitol building. Handout provided for self guided tour (near security at information booth). Nice look into the chambers through glass. Beautiful art work throughout.

Thank Andrew M

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