Visit Murray, KY

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When you think about visiting campus, you’re probably wondering where to stay, what to do and where to eat. Look no further — we’ve compiled a list to make planning easy.

On the Murray State campus

  • Campus map – Getting around campus will become second nature in no time. Until then, take a look at our campus map.
  • Parking – Get to know Murray State’s parking regulations and find parking maps through Parking Services. Be sure to pick up a free visitor pass at the Murray State Police Department building when you arrive.
  •  Winslow Dining Hall – The main dining option on campus, Winslow Dining Hall is open to students and family and offers a delicious variety of menu options.
  •  Curris Center – Visit the hub of campus activity, the Curris Center, for coffee, restaurants, a post office, the University Bookstore and more. 

In Murray, Ky

Murray State’s main campus is located in Murray, Ky., which is a city of about 18,000 residents that has earned the title of “Friendliest Small Town” by Rand McNally. There are plenty of places to stay and things to do within the 11 square miles that comprise the city of Murray. For an up-to-date list of hotels, restaurants, shops and events, visit the Murray Tourism website.

The University also has regional campuses to serve students in Henderson, Hopkinsville, Fort Campbell, Madisonville and Paducah.

Things to do in Murray

Travel information

Nearest airports

Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah, Kentucky offers daily service through O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. 

Nashville International Airport in Nashville, Tennessee is served by 10 air carriers and offers almost 390 flights per day. 

Driving directions

The Curris Center is located at 1375 Chestnut Street, Murray, KY 42071.

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