State Capitol Building

State Capitol Building

Step back into the Victorian era with a visit to Michigan's award-winning Capitol Building. Designed by Elijah E. Myers, one of the foremost architects of public buildings during the Gilded Age (1865-1914), construction of the Capitol Building took six years and contains over nine acres of hand-painted surfaces. It was dedicated to the citizens of Michigan in 1879. Guided tours are offered from 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Beginning 5/30/15 the Capitol will also be open on Saturdays for guided tours only, first tour at 10:00 a.m. last tour at 3:00 p.m. tours offered every 1/2 hour. Guided tour times are subject to change daily based on staffing levels, visitors interested in a guided tour or in scheduling a tour for 10 people or more, should call ahead to schedule or to verify guided tour times.

State Capitol Building Web Site

Contact Information


Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue

Lansing, MI 48933

Driving Directions

Phone: (517) 373-2353

Fax: (517) 373-7599


Location of State Capitol Building

Map of Michigan