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Michigan State University

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Address: 220 Trowbridge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824-3407
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+1 517-355-1855

MSU's huge country-like campus offers a lovely setting for running, biking...

MSU's huge country-like campus offers a lovely setting for running, biking or just hanging out, and also has places to visit, like the Beal Botanical Gardens, Sanford Natural Area, the 70,000-capacity Spartan football stadium, an art center, planetarium and, of course, the MSU Dairy Store for ice cream.

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Great Campus Experience

This is a very large but manageable campus for a variety of experiences-- from farms to a high end nuclear fission facility and everything in between including great sport venues... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether you take a walk along grand river or head out to the farms, MSU has a beautiful campus. You'll find architectural beauties Along with a children garden, sculptures and more.

Thank EricaDH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very large but manageable campus for a variety of experiences-- from farms to a high end nuclear fission facility and everything in between including great sport venues. Also, it is one of the most beautiful campuses I have had the pleasure of visiting.

Thank Morell B
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248 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The campus has lots of great gardens and nice trail along the river. Nice place to walk in all seasons. If raining take a stroll through the museum, which is in the center of campus.

Thank DGoat
East Lansing, Michigan
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54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I may be an alumni, but I think the campus at MSU is one of the most beautiful in the country! Take a walk along the Red Cedar and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Easy2BeGreen
Alpharetta, Georgia
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103 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very lovely campus with so many beautiful trees and such easy walking that you can wander for hours and visit the gardens, walk over the Red Cedar River and admire the pretty old and new architecture. Land grant colleges are special as they are small communities themselves and MSU is uniquely large yet intimate. Campus is welcoming, professors inspiring, students... More 

Thank spartanwalkingmom
Flint, Michigan
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128 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I am graduating with my MSW from State. It was the best choice I could have made for educational endeavors.

Thank You_Know555
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This place may not be on the radar of places to eat, but my family and kids always love to eat here. It's open to the public and I believe is about $10, maybe $12 pp for all you can eat! There are many stations similar to a mall cafe area, but the food is all top notch made by... More 

Thank jctravelgirl
Trout Lake, Michigan
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

One of the prettiest large campuses in the country. Very large land-grant University with a massive, fine dormitory system (dorms were built and are run without state monetary support and professional, multi-choice meals). Many dorms have classrooms included and most have male and female wings. Large number of classroom buildings focused on specific areas of study. Huge agricultural study area... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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174 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Loved the faculty and my visit to Michigan State University. What a great place to find the future of Supply Chain.

Thank Abbybowwowmom
East Lansing, Michigan
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Michigan State University's East Lansing campus occupies approximately 5000 acres. The northernmost portion of the site which is the center of the academic and residence communities is impressively landscaped and contains many impressive buildings & athletic structures. A visit during the fall foliage season is particularly recommended.

Thank Michael B

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