Schedule Your Arrival!

Please select a date and time for your reservation. The above date and time are the first available tickets. Use the “Other dates” and “Other times” links to navigate to additional arrival options. Tickets can be reserved up to one month in advance.

We are excited to welcome you to the museum!  

What to Expect During Your Visit:

  • MSU ramps and lots are open to the public after 6pm Monday–Friday and all day on weekends. Metered parking is available in Grand River parking structure (Ramp 6). Paid parking is also available throughout the City of East Lansing (rates in effect 8am–3am Monday–Saturday). View a parking map.
  • Upon arrival, you'll be asked to give your name to check in. No physical ticket is needed.
  • Please note that the following items are not allowed in the galleries and can be left at our complimentary Coat Check during your visit:
    • Backpacks, shopping bags, and all bags larger than 11 x 17 in. Small backpacks are allowed if worn at your side.
    • Food, gum, or beverages of any kind
    • Tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, and umbrellas
    • Pens, paint, or any wet medium
    • Sharp of blunt items
  • Thank you for helping us protect the artwork by:
    • Not touching the art—natural oils from hands and fingers cause damage.
    • Not eating or drinking in the galleries.
  • The average visitor goes through the museum in about 60-90 minutes, and we want you to feel like you can go at whatever pace is comfortable for you. Your ticket time is your arrival window—the museum will open at 10am and close at 6pm, keep this in mind when you are planning your visit.
  • Make sure to take advantage of our Shopping Sundays! All members receive 20% off their purchases every Sunday. 

Have questions or concerns? Email us at or call our visitor services staff at 517.884.4800.