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Great Self Guided Booklet

They put a lot of thought into visitors to this Capitol, they have a brilliant self guided tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MrsBaum
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Beautiful building

We spent two hours to see this beautiful State Capitol Building. It’s definitely worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
57Klas
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Upplands-Vasby, Sweden
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Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1992, this building has served as Michigan's seat of state government since its completion in 1879.
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Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
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+1 517-373-2353
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They put a lot of thought into visitors to this Capitol, they have a brilliant self guided tour booklet and the building itself is absolutely beautiful. Well worth the detour from Detroit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We spent two hours to see this beautiful State Capitol Building. It’s definitely worth a visit. Bring the camera. You will get interesting information from the visitors desk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 57Klas
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Walking up to the Capitol, you are immersed in its stately elegance, all the striking attention to detail and beauty are right there for you to behold. The grounds are well manicured as well. Once inside, you proceed to the Rotunda, and prepare to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GregS354
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful architecture and tour of the way our state government runs. Should be visited by every citizen!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We received a nice tour from our state senator. Getting behind the scene look at our capitol was really interesting. Many stories were relayed by the senator that were intriguing. This tour was special and wonderful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

This state capital was elevated to five stars because it was the first state capital where we actually saw a Legislative body working—out of 40 capitals and that includes Washington, D.C. The capital itself is beautiful, having been saved and restored in 1989 and returned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing is worth a look since it has been beautifully renovated. We took a guided tour and were able to see the senate and house chambers. There is currently some renovation going on so we were not able to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TwinMom1995
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It was not my first time at the Michigan State Capitol. I have been here many times throughout my lifetime for field trips as a child, marching on the steps for mental health awareness as a psychologist looking for change for those we provide services...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Great state capitol. Photo opportunity as you approach off Capitol Ave with an elongated dome. There is a bit of refurb work ongoing but that shouldn’t affect you. Entrance is under the main stairs and the Tours desk is immediately to your right. The helpful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A great place for photos and a history of our politics. The stars on the dome. The glass floor. The door knob s and Chandlers are wonderful to look at. You might also like to go to our historical Museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank angelabouterse
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serenitynowOhio
29 June 2018|
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Response from angelabouterse | Reviewed this property |
It as handicap ramps and an elevator.
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Response from Erie Deneal J | Reviewed this property |
The tour is free. Out tour guide was knowledgeable and diligent in sharing the information he knew. We had a choice to join a school/day camp class or wait for another time and chose to go with the group and it was fun and... More
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17 March 2017|
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Response from andream0626 | Reviewed this property |
Like Robert N, depends on when you're visiting the Capital. We visited on a Saturday and parked for free on street that was walking distance.
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