Other MSU Sites

There are lots of other interesting places to visit on campus. Here are some that might intersest you.

Horticulture Gardens

The 4-H Children's Gardens are part of the Horticulture Gardens. So when you visit the Children's Gardens you are already in the HOrticulture Gardens so take a few extra minutes to check them out too.

Be sure to visit these areas:

  • Perennial Display Garden
  • Rose Garden
  • Annual Trials Garden
  • Vegetable Garden
  • Clarence E. Lewis Landscape Arboretum

You can download a map of the gardens here.

Beal Botanic Garden

Beal Botanic Garden is on the north part of campus, near the library. It is the longest continuously operating botanic garden at a university in the US! Here you will find plants arranged by families. It is interesting to learn a bit about what plants are related to others.

MSU Dairy Store

The MSU Dairy Store has some of the best ice cream you have ever tasted! If you have never had MSU Dairy Store ice cream you have to get some. If you have tasted it before it is time to go back!

MSU Museum

Founded in 1857, the Michigan State University Museum was one of the first museums on a college campus in the Midwest. The Michigan State University Museum is the natural science and culture museum at MSU and Michigan's first Smithsonian Institution affiliate. The MSU Museum features three floors of special collections and changing exhibits year-round.