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Visitor Information


Admission is by donation (suggested $5.00 for adults)


Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Closed 9am - 5pm 9am - 8pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 10am - 5pm

The MSU Museum is closed on University holidays, holiday weekends, and home football Saturdays in the fall.
Upcoming Holidays and Building Closures: Easter (March 31 - April 1) Memorial Day weekend (May 26 - 28) Independence Day (July 4) Labor Day weekend (September 1 - 3) Thanksgiving (November 22 - 25) Christmas (December 22 - 25) New Year's (December 30 - January 1).

The MSU Museum will be closed on home football Saturday in Fall 2018.
September 29, October 6, October 20, October 27, November 10, November 24 


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The Michigan State University Museum is located on West Circle Drive, immediately east of Beaumont Tower and just north of the Main Library. Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) buses stop within short walking distance of the museum.

Campus address

MSU Museum  

409 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824


Limited visitor parking is available in front of the MSU Museum seven days a week (cost is $2.00 for a two-hour permit). In addition, on the weekends there is limited free parking available in designated faculty/staff parking spots -- see marked signs. 

Additional visitor parking: Grand River Avenue Parking Ramp No. 6
The ramp, located at the corner of Grand River Ave. and Charles St., is located just one block from the MSU Museum and is convenient to downtown East Lansing shops, galleries and restaurants. It has more than 150 metered spaces on the basement floor and first level for campus visitors. The ramp is accessible from both on-campus via East Circle Drive and off-campus, from Grand River Avenue.


The MSU Museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require any special assistance, please call the MSU Museum at (517) 355-2370 two weeks before your visit.

For Visitors with Sensitivities to Light and Sound