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Regular hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-5PM

Science On a Sphere®

Learning about the world through amazing data visualizations


Imagine yourself in a darkened museum gallery. Gradually, four projectors illuminate a giant globe, seeming to float in front of you. You see a spectacular animation, showing geophysical, environmental, and cultural data projected on the globe. You watch our spinning planet - our tiny “blue marble" - from outer space. Then, the image instantly transforms into the rotating sphere of Mars, a history of cities on Earth, or even the interior of a biological cell. Experience Science On a Sphere for yourself!

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Science on a Sphere at the MSU Museum is generously supported by the MSU Federal Credit Union.

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