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Visitor Info


Admission to the Museum is free; there is a suggested donation of $5.00 for adults.


Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1pm - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 10am - 5pm

The MSU Museum is closed on University holidays and holiday weekends.


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 and GPS location:

As part of a new campus address initiative, the MSU Museum now has a street address: 

409 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

In addition, latitude and longitude coordinates of the museum are 42.731787,-84.483142.



Parking is available for visitors in front of the museum (cost is $1.50 for a two-hour permit).

Limited visitor parking is available in front of the MSU Museum seven days a week; most reserved university staff parking areas around the museum are open to the public free of charge evenings and weekends.

Meter parking is also available. Visitors may also park in several city-operated lots within walking distance of the museum.

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.