New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving Holiday (Thursday - Sunday)
New Year's Eve
If the officially recognized state holiday falls on a weekend the Capitol is closed the preceding Friday or the Monday following the holiday. The Capitol is closed on the Saturdays of holiday weekends except for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, and Veterans Day. Please call 517-373-2353 to verify open or closed status surrounding the holidays.
In addition to the hours posted above, when either house of the legislature or a legislative committee is in session prior to 8:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m., or on Saturday, Sunday or a holiday, the building shall be open to the public 30 minutes before commencement of the session and closed 30 minutes after adjournment of the Senate, House of Representatives, or legislative committee.
CAPITOL HOURSVisitors to the Capitol should plan to enter the building via the east (front) entrance throughout the duration of the Capitol Infrastructure Upgrade Project (2017-2019). Visitors coming from Walnut Street or the Capitol Complex Mall will need to use the south (Allegan Street) sidewalk and enter the Capitol via the east (front) entry.
School tours coming from the Michigan Historical Museum or the Hall of Justice are encouraged to transport students to the Capitol by bus and drop them off on Walnut Street in the marked “School Bus Parking” area.