Virtual Learning & Activity Resources

Three children and an adult look into a historic cabin in Heritage HallWelcome! Explore great activities and ways to connect when you can't visit in person. Stay connected on the Museum's social media pages too. Educators and MSU students, please contact us for learning/instructional support and course planning.

Virtual Tours and Programs

Activity Pages

MSU Museum Collections Resources

Cultural and Historical Collections


The following programs were originally developed at the MSU Museum in partnership with university partners and institutional and community partners around the globe. As of 2019, these programs are headquartered at MSU’s Matrix: Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences and MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities in partnership with MSU University Outreach and Engagement. The physical quilt and traditional arts collections remain housed at the MSU Museum.

Natural Science Collections

Image of Mammal study skins in a collections drawer

MSU Museum collections are included in these repositories:

  • AVoCet (Avian Vocalizations Center)
  • FishNet2 (Fish Specimen Database Network)
  • GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility)
  • IDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections)
  • VertNet (Vertebrate Collections Database Network)


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