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Capital

A great place for photos and a history of our politics. The stars on the dome. The glass floor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
angelabouterse
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Lansing, Michigan
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Fun and interesting

I have been here several times and learn something new every time. They change the topics and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marthatoy
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Lansing, 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.
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Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906
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+1 517-373-2353
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All reviewsguided tourbeautiful buildingglass floorgovernor's officehouse and senate chamberssupreme courtschool tourpersonal tourevery half hourpast governorsunder renovationinside the buildingfield tripcivil warschool groupsgreat place to visitworth the trip
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the old building. The state is remodeling and updating a lot of the infrastructure right now. We took the self guided tour on the weekend.

Thank kevin o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Michigan State Capital is a magnificent building. It is under renovation which meant we were unable to see the House chambers and the Governor’s office. Nevertheless, what we did see was magnificent. Tours are guided and the docents are excellent.

Thank gwbeale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tours are on the hour. We walked in and were able to join the next tour. We were about 20 minutes earlier and watched a short film about the history of the building. This film enhanced our tour. Beautiful painting throughout the building. Walls appear...More

3  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing is ornate and worth a look. We took a self guided tour but there was some construction on a couple floors. We met up with a guided tour and the guide let us visit the senate chamber and...More

1  Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 23 July 2018

On a whim the wife and I loaded up the four boys and headed to Grand Rapids for the night and then decided to extend our mini vacation so we headed to Lansing Friday afternoon. We got to the capitol building around 4 on Friday...More

1  Thank Josh S
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

It is a must visit when you are around the city. Take the guided tour which is free of charge. An excelent explenation in depth on the history of the building. Dont miss it.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Beautiful building and a great tour guide. We learned a lot and got to see an amazing building. Would recommend you make it a stop

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for my sons 4th grade class trip. The tour was nice, quick and kept the kids attention. The glass floor is pretty awesome, and so is the inside of the dome. Check out the hinges and doorknobs if you take the tour....More

Thank Ally O
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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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27 February 2018|
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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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viajoelmundo
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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