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“Pretty” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Michigan State Capitol

Michigan State Capitol
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Lansing
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Owner description: Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1992, this building has served as Michigan's seat of state government since its completion in 1879.
Nashville, Tennessee
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“Pretty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Capitol building is beautiful. One of the few things I wanted to photograph. It is right downtown and we got to it with no problem, even on a Satuday afternoon. Travel is probably a little different during the week or when MSU is in session though.

Visited August 2013
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Lansing, Michigan
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“Michigan State Capitol”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

The building is just fantastic. The architecture is fabulous and the information shared by the tourguides is very interesting. From finding the fossils in the marble flooring to the great paintings surrounding the dome - it is all very interesting. A true Michigan treasure. A must stop for everyone!

Visited March 2013
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DeWitt, Michigan
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“beautiful building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Capitol bldg is beautiful and historical. Taking a formal tour is the best way to get the history of the building and of Michigan. Contacting a senator or representative might also lead to a tour of their offices. Definitely worth the time if you are in the Lansing area.

Visited January 2013
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Westland, Michigan
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“Fun Historic Adventure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Capitol building is elegant and very cool to check out. What I found most appealing was the architecture. The design from the outside is very cool and fun to photograph. There is a lot of rich history and facts that you can learn while exploring inside and around the building. If you have some time its worth a visit!

Visited July 2013
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Paducah, Kentucky
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“Capital Visit - Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

My daughter was in town for a competition called Odyssey of the Mind. While there, my friend and I took our two daughters who are in the fifth grade to the Capital building. We tagged along with another school group who happened to be in the fifth grade as well. We met two senators and had many questions answered. When our tour group had to leave, we asked if we could see some more of the beautiful building. The staff accommodated us to other parts of the building, gave us specific information about the painting, pictures on the wall, etc. It was a wonderful tour and well worth the time. They have a great staff who take the time with children as well as adults. I would highly recommend!

Visited May 2013
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