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10 places to visit in East Lansing

Posted: 8:43 AM, Jul 19, 2016
Updated: 2017-07-07 14:52:56-04
10 places to visit in East Lansing

From ice cream and museums to other family fun, there's plenty for East Lansing residents -- and mid-Michigan residents -- to explore near the Michigan State University campus. Check out 10 of the must-see places in East Lansing below! 

1. Abrams Planetarium

Location: 755 Science Rd. East Lansing, MI 48824

Weekday shows for school groups and university classes. Weekend shows for the public on Friday and Saturday nights as well as Sunday afternoons. 

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2. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Location: 547 East Circle Dr. East Lansing, MI 48824

Hours: Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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3. Family Aquatic Center

Location: 6400 Abbot Rd. East Lansing, MI 48823

Hours: (July 5 - 31) Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(August 1 - September 4) Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Last day of the season (September 5) 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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4. Michigan State University Bug House, Department of Entomology

Location: 288 Farm Lane Room 147, East Lansing, MI 48824

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5. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame

Location: Inside Clara Bell Smith Student-Athlete Academic Center

Hours: Open to general public on home football Saturdays, normally two hours after the game. 

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6. MSU Horticulture Gardens and Butterfly House

Location: 1066 Bogue St. East Lansing, MI 48824

Hours: Open daily from sunrise to sundown. 

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7. MSU Museum

Location: 409 W. Circle Dr. East Lansing, MI 48824

Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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8. Saper Galleries

Location: 433 Albert Ave. East Lansing, MI 48823

Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and first Sunday every month 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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9. W. J. Beal Botanical Garden

Location: 408 W. Circle Dr. East Lansing, 48824

Hours: Open 24 hours

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10. MSU Dairy Store

Locations: 474 South Shaw Ln. East Lansing, MI 48824 and 107 MSU Union Bldg. East Lansing, MI 48824

Hours: Monday through Friday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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