Washington State University

Activities

Browning Middle School students at WSU Conner MuseumVisiting Campus

Anthropology Museum: See archaeological and ethnographic collections representative of Native American cuture and Inland Northwest European contacts. (20 persons max - Only open fall & spring semester)

Athletic Facilities: Learn more about WSU Athletics, game day information, and much more!
Birds of Prey: Live demonstrations using rehabilitated, non-releasable raptors.
Bookie: Student Book Corporation - Have a tour then do a little shopping. (50 persons max)
Botany Greenhouses: Abelson Hall Greenhouse is 4000 square foot aluminum and glass rooftop facility occupying the seventh floor. (25 persons max)
Chemistry Demonstration: Watch leading chemists show the wonders of our universal elements and what they can do.
Conner Museum Self Guided tour: The museum displays over 700 mounts of birds and mammals. Ask about our educational scavenger hunts! (50 persons max)
Dairy Center: Find out about Animal Science, how cows are fed, learn about the Swine Center, and our Meats Lab (20 persons max)
Entomology Museum: The museum houses over 1.25 million specimens of insects. (30 persons max - Only open fall & spring semester)
Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Pre-Ordering (pre-arranged): Ferdinand's, Washington State University's gourmet ice cream shop, features old-fashioned ice cream and soda fountain treats, exclusive ice cream flavors and gourmet coffee and espresso drinks. To pre-order ice cream, contact them directly at (509) 335-2141. For a complete list of their products and pricing, visit their website at http://public.wsu.edu/~creamery/menu.htm.
Herbarium, The Marion Owenby: The Herbarium has a collection of nearly 350,000 specimens from the Pacific Northwest and around the world. (26 persons max)
Indoor Practice Facility: See our state-of-the-art 200-meter track conditioned environment and complete track facility.
Jacklin Collection: Come see the fascinating world of Geology. (20 persons max)
Libraries Tour: Learning about the library is fun with a scavenger hunt!
Museum of Art: Check out WSU's premier showcases of modern and contemporary art.
Nuclear Radiation Center: Tour the only nuclear research reactor in the state of Washington.
Physics Demonstration: Learn about Physics using ordinary objects.
Planetarium: Learn about planets, stars and galaxies in a sky tour.  (50 persons max - 5th grade or above)
Recycling & Compost Center: Learn all about the process of recycling.
Sports Science Laboratory: The Sports Science Laboratory (SSL) specializes in the dynamics of bat and ball collisions. 
Student Recreation Center (pre-arranged): The Student Recreation Center is one of the best in the nation! They strive to provide quality service to their patrons.
Swimming (pre-arranged): For more information or to reserve their facilities, contact Vickie Pleska at (509) 335-5407 or vpleska@wsu.edu.
Swine Center: WSU has one of the only hog facilities in the western United States. (20 persons max)
Vet Med Teaching Museum: Learn about the outstanding collection of anatomical specimens. (25 persons max)

FYI

Visits can be tailored for the group you are bringing.  There are many options in different departments on campus. Keep in mind that your time on campus is limited, so you can’t hit them ALL, but let us know what you’re most interested in and we will do our best to arrange that!

Native American Programs, PO Box 641046, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1046, 509-335-8618, Contact Us