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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Upplands-Vasby, Sweden
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Walking up to the Capitol, you are immersed in its stately elegance, all the striking attention to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holt, Michigan
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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.
Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
+1 517-373-2353
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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!

Thank kimlW1268CA
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.

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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

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

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

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

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.

Thank angelabouterse
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I have been here several times and learn something new every time. They change the topics and displays so it seems new each time. The docents are very knowledgeable and enjoy answering our questions.

Thank marthatoy
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29 June 2018|
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Response from angelabouterse | Reviewed this property |
It as handicap ramps and an elevator.
27 February 2018|
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
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.