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James S wrote a review May 2020
Michigan Capitol Commission allows right-wing groups, KKK, & neo-Nazis carrying AK-47's and other weapons .
It was very dangerous with all those crazy people carrying huge guns and some with lynch mob nooses. Some State legislators had to wear bullet-proof vests last week.
Date of experience: May 2020
berky2010 wrote a review Jan 2020
Onondaga, Michigan29 contributions6 helpful votes
One of the most interesting things about the interior design of our state capitol is that many of the finishes are faux paint effects. Years ago I used to walk through the capitol on my way to work, from the downtown Lansing bus stop. I could walk up the steps and open the enormous wooden front doors. Now, for security and preservation reasons, those entrances are no longer used. There are many unique characteristics of our capitol which you can learn from tour guides.…
Date of experience: June 2019
avgjoey wrote a review Dec 2019
Barrie, Canada445 contributions78 helpful votes
Did a tour with one of the personable guides who was extremely friendly and informative. The dome area was the highlight of the tour with very few words to describe. Going into the chambers was extra special. The grounds were also impeccable. One weird thing is you can't bring placards or signs but you can bring a firearm (first time visiting a state capitol). Despite that it is well worth one's time to visit!…
Date of experience: July 2019
DinkinsGrange wrote a review Dec 2019
Jacksonville, Florida49 contributions25 helpful votes
Even after reading reviews and the Capital's website, the self guided tour far exceeded my expectations. The building a amazing, and unlike anything you might see in any government building in the United State. It is closer to what you might expect to see over seas, or maybe a building owned by Disney. You can quickly go through the building in about 30 minutes if you read the guide (pdf) on the Court's website ahead of time. It is full of some very good information that will greatly enhance your experience. And best of all, everything is free, well, with the possible exception of having to pay to park at a meter or in a nearby parking garage.…
Date of experience: December 2019
Curiosity623835 wrote a review Oct 2019
32 contributions3 helpful votes
The Michigan State Capitol building is a must for any visitor to Lansing with its historical finishes and the Dome.
Date of experience: October 2019