The spectacular Michigan State Capitol Building is a definite "must-see" during your stay in Greater Lansing. Our meticulously restored Victorian State Capitol Building has a well-deserved reputation as one of the nation's more important-and beautiful-historic buildings. In fact, Michigan's Capitol is the only state capitol building in the country designated as a National Historic Landmark.
Designed by renowned architect Elijah Myers, the building features more than nine acres of decoratively hand-painted surfaces and an awe-inspiring glass-floor rotunda and inner dome that rises 160 feet above the main floor. As you marvel at this structural masterpiece, you'll have the opportunity to observe democracy in action with visits to the active Governor's Office, State Senate, and House of Representatives. Admission is free and guided tours are available every half an hour Monday through Friday.
Call (517) 373-2353 for more information on the Capitol or to schedule tours.