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Michigan State Capitol

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Beautiful Building and learning for the kids, too!

On a whim the wife and I loaded up the four boys and headed to Grand Rapids for the night and then... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Josh S
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Great visit

It is a must visit when you are around the city. Take the guided tour which is free of charge. An... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
menachemle
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Jerusalem, Israel
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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 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed July 5, 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 June 25, 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 June 19, 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
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We were returning from an incredible weekend in Holland,Michigan where we enjoyed their famous Tulip Time Festival and before leaving the state we stopped in Lansing to see the state capitol building. It's our tradition to see and compare state capitol buildings whenever possible especially...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

For an environment such as the Michigan State Capital , the staff creates experience. And the staff are polite, experienced and knowledgeable. They answer every question and bend over backwards to make your experience fun. The Capital itself is very well maintained, however there seems...More

Thank Spartan300plus
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful piece of history and our current political system! We had a wonderful tour guide who showed us the Governor's office, both the cahambers of the house and Senate and the dome of the capital building. It was so interesting and very exciting...More

Thank BAMW
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Three of us arrived at 9AM on a Wednesday morning. We had called a few days ahead to make sure tours started at that time, and, if you check the capitol's website, you can see when all the school groups are scheduled as well. We...More

2  Thank MongoSchwartz
Reviewed April 3, 2018

As a family, we visit state capitols and get a stamp in our capitol passport book. We have been to over 20 capitols and hadn't done our own state! This capitol is my favorite because I grew up down the road from it and seeing...More

1  Thank Becky H
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Easily one of the most gorgeous buildings I have ever been in. Every time I am traveling through Lansing and have time to spare, I try to visit the state capitol building. I have been there at least a dozen times now and every time...More

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serenitynowOhio
June 29, 2018|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
You have options of taking the stairs or elevators to every floor that I can recall.
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February 26, 2018|
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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
March 17, 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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