Fun things to do in Lansing

Museums:

RE Olds Museum

240 Museum Drive

Lansing

517-372-0539

www.reoldsmuseum.org

 

Michigan Museum of Surveying

220 South Museum Drive

Lansing

517-484-6605

museumofsurvey@acd.net

 

Telephone Pioneer Museum

221 North Washington Square

Lansing

517-372-1400

African World Museum and Resource Center

1136 Shepard Street

Lansing

517-484-7480

 

Turner-Dodge House and Heritage Center

100 E. North Street in Old Town

Lansing

517-483-4220

turnerdodge@ci.lansing.mi.us

 

Michigan State University Museum

West Circle Drive
East Lansing

517-355-7474‎

www.museum.msu.edu

 

Family Friendly:

Uncle John’s Cider Mill

8614 N. US 127

St. Johns

989-224-3686

www.ujcidermill.com

 

Meridian Historical Village

5151 Marsh Road

Okemos

517-347-7300

www.merhistvill.org

 

Nokomis Learning Center

A Native American Cultural Center

5153 Marsh Road

Okemos, MI 48864

517-349-5777

www.nokomis.org

 

Potter Park Zoo

1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave.

Lansing

517-483-4221

www.potterparkzoo.org

MSU Children’s Garden

MSU South Campus at the corner of Wilson Road and Bogue St.

517-355-5191 X1349

www.4hgarden.msu.edu

 

Hannah Community Center

819 Abbot Road

East Lansing

517-333-2580

www.cityofeastlansing.com

 

Abrams Planetarium

Between N. and S. Shaw Lanes and Bogue St. and Farm Lane

Michigan State University

517-373-1630

www.pa.msu.edu/abrams/Index.html

Impression 5 Science Museum

200 Museum Dr.
Lansing

517-485-8116

www.impression5.org

 

Fine Arts:

Kresge Art Museum

Corner of Auditorium and Physics Roads

Michigan State University

East Lansing

517-353-9834

www.artmuseum.msu.edu

 

Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Website features details about exhibitions, festivals and events, performing arts and classes and workshops in the fine arts.

www.lansingarts.org

 

Theater/Music/Dance:

Wharton Center

Wilson Road and Bogue St.

Michigan State University

East Lansing

517-353-1982

www.whartoncenter.com


Michigan State University Performing Arts

www.artsandculture.msu.edu

 

Lansing Community College

www.lcc.edu/hpa/events

 

Lansing Symphony

230 N Washington Square #100
Lansing

517-487-5001

www.lansingsymphony.org

Boars Head Theatre

425 S. Grand Ave.

Lansing

517-484-7800

www.boarshead.org

 

Riverwalk Theatre

228 Museum Dr.

Lansing

517-482-5700

www.riverwalktheatre.com


History:

Michigan State Library and Historical Museum

702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing

517-373-3559

www.michigan.gov/hal

 

Woman’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame

213 W Main St
Lansing

517-484-1880‎

michiganwomenshalloffame.org


Sports:

Lansing Lugnuts

Oldsmobile Park

505 E. Michigan Ave.

Lansing

517-485-4500

www.lansinglugnuts.com

 

Michigan State University Athletics

www.msu.edu/athletics

 

Lansing Community College Athletics

www.lcc.edu/athletics


Nature:

Michigan State University

www.cpa.msu.edu/beal/ (Beal Gardens)

www.hrt.msu.edu/gardens (Horticultural Demonstration Gardens)

 

Cooley Gardens

Located by the intersection of Capitol Ave. and Main, just a few blocks south of the Capitol

517-483-4332

www.cooleygardens.org

 

Woldumar Nature Center

5739 Old Lansing Road
Lansing

517-322-0030

www.woldumar.org

 

Fenner Nature Center

2020 E. Mount Hope Road
Lansing

517-483-4224

 

Recreation:

East Lansing Aquatic Center

6400 Abbot Road

East Lansing
517-332-4420

www.ci.east-lansing.mi.us

 

Also see www.cityoflansingmi.com/parks/index.jsp for information about area parks.

Politics:

Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center

925 W. Ottawa St.

Lansing

517-373-7171

www.courts.michigan.gov/plc/

 

Michigan State Capitol Building

Capitol Ave. and Michigan Ave.

Lansing

517-373-1630

www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_19267_20424-54598–,00.html

 

Just for Fun:

Urban Options

(Sustainable, cost-effective energy)

405 Grove St.

East Lansing

517-337-0422

www.urbanoptions.org

 

Malcolm X Homesite

Vincent Court at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing

 

Burgdorf’s Winery

5635 Shoeman Road

Haslett

517-655-2883

www.burgdorfwinery.com

Michigan Princess

On the Grand River in Grand River Park

Between I-496 and Lansing Road

517-627-2154

www.michiganprincess.com

 

Lansing City Market

333 N.Cedar St.

Lansing

www.lansingcitymarket.com

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