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Points of Interest Around Michigan State University's Campus

Additional Campus Attractions

Abrams Planetarium: Public planetarium shows, featuring the Digistar 5 projector, are scheduled for Sundays at 4:00 P.M.

  • Address: 755 Science Road, East Lansing
  • Phone: (517) 355-4672
  • Website:
  • Price: $4.00 for adults, $3.50 for students

W.J. Beal Botanical Gardens: The oldest continuously operated university botanical garden of its kind in the United States.

  • Address: 412 Olds Hall, East Lansing (next to the Main Library)
  • Phone: (517) 355-9582
  • Price: Free

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory: A national user facility with a mission to provide beams of rare isotopes for researchers from around the world.

Horticulture Gardens: 14 acres of diverse gardens are a superb retreat and resource for gardeners, plant lovers, and children of all ages.

Branch Libraries and Archives

Gast Business Library: Located below our Law Library, the Gast Business Library can seat up to 500 students.

John F. Schaeffer Law Library: A quiet and comfortable place to study and explore the law.

University Archives & Historical Collections: More than 150 years of MSU history can be explored, including original letters and diaries, photographs, and oral histories. Our collections span the entirety of MSU’s history and also contain historical materials not related to MSU.

  • Address: Conrad Hall, 888 Wilson Road, Rm. 101, East Lansing, MI 48824-1327
  • Phone: (517) 355-2330
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