Girl with netMSU has lots of great places to visit for educational purposes—or just to have fun! Below are links and contact information to some child-friendly resources here on campus.

  • MSU Museum (517-432-1472): The wonders of the natural world and world of cultures are yours to discover. Three floors of exciting permanent collections and changing special exhibits featuring anthropological, biological, geological and historical displays. Check out their web site for more information.
  • 4-H Children’s Garden  (517-355-5191): Designed especially for children and completely handicap accessible. Open April 1 - November 1. Indoor Children’s Garden will fly butterflies in March and April. Call for exact dates and check out their web site for more information.
  • Girls with netsMSU Tour Consortium (517-353-9300): Take advantage of our tour packages, specifically designed with your student in mind, to paint a picture of all that life on a Big Ten campus offers. You’ll deliver an enriching day with a small price tag and see why hundreds of teachers return to our campus with students, year after year.
  • MSU Dairy Store  (517-355-8466): Delicious ice cream and more. Please call or visit their web site for current open hours and events.

Insect resouces

Australian Walking Sticks eating Baltimore Butterfly
Left, Australian Walking Sticks devouring their lunch. Right, One of our newest residents, the Baltimore Butterfly.

Girl looking at bug