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Specimen of the Month

Platanus wyomingensis DSM#10700Green River FormationEarly- to Mid-Eocene (approximately 50 Million years)Wyoming This beautiful specimen was recently donated to the Dunn-Seiler Museum by alumnus Barry McMullan.  The slab contains at least two species of plant leaves, the most prominent being the...

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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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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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Events & Exhibits

Science Night at the Museums 2020 // February 12, 2020 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Hilbun Hall, Cobb Institute, Harned Hall on the MSState Campus

The Museums and Galleries Committee is excited to announce our fourth annual...

Fossil Extravaganza // October 16, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Dunn-Seiler Museum

Join us for museum tours and refreshments as we celebrate National Fossil Day,...

Writer and Storyteller Ahmed Badr Public Talk // October 18, 2019 6:00pm

Old Main Academic Building, Room 1030

  Join MSU's Department of Art and Department of Anthropology and Middle...

Mohamad Hafez Artist Talk // September 30, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Robert and Freda Harrison Auditorium, Giles Hall

  New Haven–based Syrian artist and architect Mohamad Hafez will offer a very...

Museum News

Museums and Galleries Team Up with Honor College for "Classics Week 2019"

September 6, 2019 - October 9, 2019

The Department of Art Galleries and the Lois Do

Stennis Flag Art Exhibition at MSU

August 1, 2019 - September 6, 2019

Stennis Flag Art Exhibition: history + hope + hospitality

MSU fine art seniors present ‘Dénouement’ thesis exhibition

April 27, 2019 - May 3, 2019

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