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Michigan State Capitol

Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
+1 517-373-2353
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Silver Bells Lansing

Quite accommodating during the annual Silver Bells event. The event was well attended and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Djuana D
Beautiful facade

We didn't have time to tour the beautiful interior and artwork, but the outside was beautiful today... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crestview, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
+1 517-373-2353
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite accommodating during the annual Silver Bells event. The event was well attended and the weather took a quick turn with pouring rain. It was still a very accommodating spot for the annual event.

Thank Djuana D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have time to tour the beautiful interior and artwork, but the outside was beautiful today -- lovely trees and grounds and impressive statues. A wedding was setting up in front of the main entrance. They had a beautiful calm day for a 3:00...More

Thank kmsmolen
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It is so worth the trip to wander around the campus taking pictures. The lighting is so cool at night.

Thank LoveToVacation525
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Admittedly, this is from a visit a a while ago. I am ashamed to say I have only visited Michigan's State Capitol building twice despite living here my whole life. The building alone is very cool to walk through and observe. However, TAKE THE TOUR...More

Thank TRB1996
Reviewed 11 August 2017

You can wander around on your own during the week but it's worth it to also take the tour to get some added info. The building is fully restored and is beautiful.

Thank DanielTripper
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went on the Capital Building tour and it was wonderful. Our guide walked us through the building and pointed out the highlights of the building. We visited the House and Senate Chambers. We discussed many of the past Governors and what they wanted to...More

Thank GUTheTraveller
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Very typical Capitol building. Ornate dome and rotunda area. Not many statues on the property or on the building.

Thank UsaAmazed
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Michigan's State Capitol Building is beautiful inside and out. The self guided tour was enhanced by the conversation we had with an ex-police officer who was working as a guard outside the Senate chamber. He gave us a lot of inside information about the building...More

Thank thomascL3301BD
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Really enjoyed this building. We took the self guided tour on a Thursday morning when the legislature was in recess so basically had the place to ourselves. There is no entrance fee. Plan on spending about one hour to complete the tour.

Thank jsiculan
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed all of the Michigan history we learned on our self-guided tour. They do have guided tours as well. It was a great place to teach our kids, who were born in Florida, about the state I grew up in. It also stirred several...More

Thank Drew331
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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.
Diane W
10 June 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
You can walk through any weekday before 5:00 pm, but I am not sure about the weekend.
10 February 2016|
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Response from Saranger | Reviewed this property |
Scalp before you go. The tours are free and they do have a schedule. The tour guides are very knowledgable.