Admission is by donation (suggested $5.00 for adults)


Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesday: 9am – 8pm
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm

The MSU Museum is closed on University holidays, holiday weekends, and home football Saturdays in the fall.

Upcoming Holidays and Building Closures: Thanksgiving (November 28 – December 1), Christmas and New Year’s (December 24 – January 1)

The MSU Museum will be closed on home football Saturdays in Fall 2019.

October 26, November 9, November 30 


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


There is limited visitor parking is available in front of the MSU Museum (cost is $2.50 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

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