Rocky Mountain Locust

Specimen of the Month

Melanoplus spretusThis now extinct insect once formed swarms trillions of individuals strong that ravaged farms in the Western United States in the 19th century. Even though the last Rocky Mountain locust seen alive was collected in 1902, biologists can still collect fragments melting out of...

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For more information on how to park on campus, please visit the Mississippi State University Parking Services website. This site includes information on purchasing a visitor pass, links to the University map, and information about the S.M.A.R.T. buses that service campus and the Starkville Community.

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Teacher Resources

K-12 Teachers and Professors can find resources for their classrooms including worksheets, our event calendar, competition announcements and other pre- and post-visit materials.

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Schedule a Tour

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Events & Exhibits

Artist Talk With Melissa Misla // February 11, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Virtual/Online with Access Code

Image credit: Melissa Misla, Wander Bread, 2020. Mixed media on wood.   Join us...

Crafted Identities // January 19, 2021 - February 19, 2021 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery

[no]CONTACT F.20: Photo Thesis Exhibition // November 9, 2020 8:00am

Online Exhibition Gallery

2020 CAAD+CALS Exhibition // November 16, 2020 8:00am

Online Exhibition Gallery

Museum News

Krib's Wood Collection finds a new home at Mississippi State!

November 11, 2020

Our partners in MSU’s Department of Sustainable Bioproducts in the College of

Earth as Inspiration: Student Artwork Part V

November 3, 2020

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