The Michigan State Capitol Commission and the Capitol Tour, Education and Information Service is pleased to announce the Capitol will return to normal operating hours beginning Monday, June 8, 2020. The Capitol will be open 8-5 with tours offered on the hour from 9-4. Single use self-guided tour books are also available. The Capitol will be closed on Saturdays until further notice. The following new protocols have been instituted.
All Capitol staff will wear protective facemasks and the use of facemasks will be expected/strongly recommended for all Capitol visitors.
Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the Capitol.
Tours will be limited to 10 people.
Tour orientation room benches will be sanitized between each use of the room. Benches have been placed six feet apart and marked to insure social distancing.
Capitol visitors are encouraged to maintain proper social distancing while on the tour, make use of the hand sanitizing stations throughout the Capitol and be advised against using the handrails in the Capitol (if possible). Handrails, rotunda railings and restrooms will be disinfected regularly throughout the day.
The Capitol Tour, Education, and Information department is offering digital opportunities to visit the Capitol. To schedule a group tour via Zoom, please call (517) 373-2353. In addition, Capitol Educators are offering regular video tours via Facebook Livestream. To watch these tours please follow the Michigan State Capitol page at https://www.facebook.com/MIStateCapitol
Livestream tours are scheduled for the following dates. Please check our Facebook page or twitter @MIStateCapitol
for scheduling changes.
7:00 p.m. Thursday June 18 – Evening Capitol Tour via Livestream
2:00 p.m. Tuesday June 23 – Capitol Collections: Restoration, Renewal, & Infrastructure
2:00 p.m. Thursday June 25 – Your State Capitol via Livestream
2:00 p.m. Tuesday June 20 – Michigan Capitol Furniture & Fixtures
7:00 p.m. Thursday July 2 – Evening Capitol Tour via Livestream