Destination Lansing Michigan.... 

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State Capitol 
Capitol Square at the intersection of Michigan and Capitol avenues, 
downtown Lansing 
(517) 373-2353 
Guided tours offered year-round, Mon- Fri. (The building is closed Weekends & holidays.) This historic building has housed Michigan's governmental offices since 1879.  Guide tours of the public areas, and the House and Senate galleries are available every half hour. 

Beaumont Tower 
West Circle Drive, across from MSU's main library, and next to the MSU Museum 
East Lansing 
(517) 355-2281 
Open year-round, daily, no admission fee.  Visitors can tour Beaumont Tower, the site of the College Hall and the nation's first building dedicated to the instruction of scientific agriculture. 

Impression 5 Science Center  
200 Museum 
Lansing, MI 48933 
Phone: (517) 485-8116 
Fax: (517) 485-8125 

Michigan Library and Historical Center  
717 Allegan 
Lansing, MI 48918 
Phone: (517) 373-3559 
Fax: (517) 373-0851 
 Just two blocks from the State Capitol, this center houses the Michigan Historical Museum, which features displays on Michigan History from prehistoric times through the late 20th century.  The State Archives of Michigan and the Library of Michigan also are located here. 

Beal Botanical Garden 
412 Olds Hall, adjacent to MSU's campus, East Lansing 
(517) 355-9582 
The nation's oldest, continuously operating botanical garden, is open daily for year-round guided tours.  The garden charges no fees for tours or admission. 
Cooley Gardens 
corner of Capitol Avenue and Main Street 
(517) 483-4277 
Located in downtown Lansing, features peonies, tulips, and roses. Charging no entrance fee, the garden is open daily year-round. 

River Trail 
Along the Red Cedar and Grand Rivers, is a scenic walkway that connects the Brenke Fish Ladder, the Turner-Dodge House, the Potter Park Zoo, Riverfront Park, and other attractions. The trail begins at Clippert Street and continues to Dietrich Park in the 1500 block of North Grand River Avenue. 

Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame  
213 W Main 
Lansing, MI 48933 
Phone: (517) 484-1880 
Fax: (517) 372-0170 

Features Michigan Women's Hall of Fame exhibits, exhibits about the history of Michigan women and the Belen Art Gallery. 

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Clara's Lansing Station (Depot Restaurant)
Exit Larch St. North
Right on Michigan Ave.
Left into Clara's
637 E. Michigan Avenue
(517) 372-7120 
Walk-thru Tour

MSU Museum  
West Circle Drive 
Michigan State University 
East Lansing, MI 48824 
Phone: (517) 355-2370 
Fax: (517) 432-2846 

We are dedicated to expanding and enlightening our views of the natural 
and cultural world. We explore the relationships between people and their 
natural and cultural environments through research, exhibits, and public 

R E Olds Transportation Museum  
240 Museum Dr 
Lansing, MI 48933 
Phone: (517) 372-0422 
Toll Free: (800) 295-0529 
Fax: (517) 372-2901 

The museum collects, preserves, studies and exhibits objects that illustrate 
Lansing's part in the transportation industry, with a special emphasis on 
the automobile and its effects on the community. 

Telephone Pioneer Museum 
2411 Tecumseh River Dr 
Lansing, MI 48906 
Phone: (517) 372-1400 

Malcom X Home site 
827 Vincent Court, at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 
This historical landmark designates the site in which the home of civil rights leader Malcom X stood in the 1930's. 

1240 S. Harrison Road 
East Lansing 
(517) 332-5051 or 1-800-872-7245 
Providing service to more than 22 million travelers each year, this nationwide passenger rail system offers economical and convenient service to more than 500 locations throughout the US. 

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