State Capitol

1301 Sixth St.
Helena, MT 59601- Map It
(406) 444-4789

AAA Editor Notes

State Capitol is at 1301 Sixth St. Faced with sandstone and Montana granite, the capitol is topped by a dome of Montana copper. The cornerstone was laid July 4, 1899, and the building was dedicated July 4, 1902. Historical paintings and statues decorate the interior; prominent among these is Charles M. Russell's largest painting, the 12-by-25-foot “Lewis and Clark Meeting Indians at Ross' Hole,” in the House of Representatives. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 45 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat.-Sun. and holidays 9-3. Guided tours are given on the hour Mon.-Sat. 10-2, May-Sept.; Sat. 10-2, Oct.-Dec. The Jan.-Apr. tour schedule in even-numbered years is Sat. 10-2; Mon.-Sat. 10-2 in odd-numbered years. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.