MSU Bug House

Outreach Coordinator: Barb Stinnett

Natural Science Building, Rooms 146, 147

Phone: (517) 355-4662

Bug House Website

Open free to the general public Monday eves 5:30 to 7:30 pm during the regular school year (donations requested). Special event open houses for the general public are held during the summer and holidays: visit the Bug House website for dates and further information. Tours/presentations to school groups and others Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm by appointment only. Contact the Outreach coordinator to arrange tours or for more information.


The Bug House has dozens of display cases showing insects and arthropods from Michigan and around the world. Displays emphasize biodiversity, life history and biology. Live arthropods are also on display and some can be held.


College/Department Affiliation: Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources