Go to top of the page
Skip to content



Starkville offers a variety of museums and exhibits for locals and visitors to explore! The Templeton Music Museum, the Oktibbeha Heritage Museum, the Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum, the Gladys and Cullis Wade Clock Museum, the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library Exhibit, and the John Grisham Room are just a few of the fascinating options in Starkville.



Plan a visit and let us show you first hand all that Mississippi State has to offer prospective students. Campus visits include a tour of campus with a Roadrunner (student recruiter) and a meeting with an admissions counselor to discuss admissions, scholarships, campus life, and other aspects of being an MSU student. 

Campus Tours Starkville Tours

Festivals & Events

Celebrations abound in Mississippi’s College Town! Starkville offers a wide range of festivals and events year-round for all ages, including music festivals, film festivals, downtown block parties, parades, and shows. Check out the link below to see the full list and mark your calendar!



Stay close to the action and stay in Starkville. You can find major hotel chains and quaint bed and breakfasts ready to share their Southern Hospitality with you!



Exploring Starkville has never been easier! The Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system allows students, visitors, and residents to navigate the growing city and campus with ease. Visit the link below to learn more and even check arrival times!



You can pick up your True Maroon tee, your Junction-ready maroon dress, and all of your tailgating supplies on game day, but Starkville shopping has even more! Stick around for Sunday afternoon on game weekends for Brunch and Browse to check it out!



Starkville has a wide variety of restaurants including everything from Southern BBQ joints to exquisite fine dining. Mississippi’s College Town has a mouth-watering mix of chain restaurants and local favorites.


Maroon Fridays

The Bulldog family shows off our pride and passion for MSU by wearing maroon on campus, at home, at work, and around the world every Friday, 52 weeks a year!



Subscribe to RSS - maroon