MSU BROAD
Exterior of the Broad Art Museum building architecture

Visit

MSU BROAD

547 E Circle Dr.
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 884-4800

HOURS

The museum is temporarily closed.
Tuesday–Sunday, 12–7pm
FREE ADMISSION

Closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

 

ART LAB

565 E Grand River Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823

HOURS

The MSU Broad Art Lab is temporarily closed.
Tuesday–Sunday, 12–4pm. 
FREE ADMISSION

Closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

 

Check out ways to engage with us digitally while we're closed >

Parking

MSU ramps and lots are open to the public after 6pm Monday–Friday and all day on weekends. Metered parking is available in the Grand River Ramp during business hours. Paid parking is also available throughout the City of East Lansing (rates in effect 8am–3am Monday–Saturday). View a parking map.

Barrier-Free Parking

The nearest designated accessible parking spaces can be found directly south of the museum in Lot 8 (next to the Student Services building) and are available to vehicles with the appropriate state-issued disability parking placard at any time. Additional accessible parking can be found in the Grand River parking structure (Ramp #6), as well as north of Grand River Avenue in the City of East Lansing surface lots.

Drop-Off + Pick-Up

Visitors wishing to drop-off or pick-up members of their party can do so via eastbound Grand River Avenue utilizing the U-shaped drive between Berkey Hall and the museum. The path from this drive to the museum’s west entrance is heated and barrier-free. If you or a member of your party could use additional assistance at drop-off or pick-up, please ask a museum staff member or contact visitor services at (517) 884-4800.

Accessibility

The MSU Broad is a barrier-free facility and strives to support the accessibility of the exhibitions, events, and communication to all patrons. If you have questions about access or wish to request special accommodations, please contact Stephanie Kribs, Director of Operations, at kribsste@msu.edu or (517) 884-3911.

Virtual Tours

Familiarize yourself with our spaces before you visit with these virtual tours presented by Able Eyes: MSU Broad / Art Lab

Tours

We offer a variety of engaging tour experiences for schools and community members led by museum educators, docents, and curators. Drop in most Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm and 3pm for public tours of our current exhibitions. Tours with visual guides or ASL interpreters can also be organized. Contact bamedu@msu.edu for more information.

 

Young adults receiving a tour

SHOP

Image of select retail

Both the MSU Broad Art Museum and the MSU Broad Art Lab feature museum stores! Make sure to stop by and check out a wide selection of goods and gifts. With a focus on artist-made items and innovative design, you’ll find unique stationary, jewelry, home goods, and more. You’ll also feel good knowing that all proceeds directly support the museum and its mission.

Both museum stores have their own specialties. The store at the museum focuses on books, games, and toys, while the store at the Art Lab is committed to supporting Michigan Makers. 

The museum store is now online! Support the MSU Broad and its mission right from the comfort of your own home. Shop the online store today.

Visitor Guidelines

Please do:

  • Have conversations about the art.
  • Share your experience with us! @msubroad
  • Talk to any of our gallery guides (dressed in black).
  • Leave large bags, backpacks, and umbrellas at our free coat check.
  • Check out the learning lounges in our Lower Level and Education Wing for exhibition-related activities!
  • Take photos for personal (non-commercial/promotional) use within the museum, provided that they are respectful of the building, objects, and fellow visitors. The following restrictions apply during public hours: flash photography, use of tripods/monopods/selfie sticks, use of lighting equipment, and inhibiting the experience of other visitors.
     

 

Thank you for helping us protect the artwork by:

  • Not touching the art, unless it’s noted as an interactive piece. Natural oils from hands and fingers cause damage.
  • Not eating or drinking in the galleries.

Photoshoots

To schedule a photoshoot outside of public hours, please contact Alysia LaBonte, Special Events Coordinator, at labontea@msu.edu or (517) 884-4815 a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.