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From enjoying a show in the Acheson Planetarium, to digging for dinosaur fossils in exploreLAB, to inspecting insects, there’s something for everyone at Cranbrook Institute of Science to explore on President's Day. The Institute will be open for special hours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, February 17. The purchase...
Step into the future and celebrate all things mechanical during the Cranbrook Institute of Science's family event: Merry Mechanical Marvels! Dive deep into the science behind robotics and more through a variety of hands-on activities and experiences free with general museum admission this holiday break. From December 26-30, 1-4 p.m. daily,...
Guests are invited to fill their Thanksgiving break with robots at Cranbrook Institute of Science! Robot Odyssey is the perfect event to entertain aspiring engineers of all ages. Learn about incredible robotic spacecrafts like NASA’s Voyager, see and handle meteorites, build your own circuit, challenge hexbug robots by crafting...
After a summer of renovations, guests are invited to the Cranbrook Institute of Science as we show off our beloved Stegosaurus’ new style on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Thanks to the wide-spread support of the Institute’s #SaveSteggy campaign, guests will see first-hand how generous donations helped improve Steggy’s look...
Join Cranbrook Institute of Science and members of the Warren Astronomical Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday, July 20 from 1-4 p.m. Learn about the geology of the moon, explore the moon in Virtual Reality, discover details about the Apollo missions,...
In observance of International Asteroid Day, join us at the Institute for a day packed with discovery and learning about the universe around us, free with general admission. Visitors will learn how to identify meteorites, build asteroid models and get a hands-on experience with authentic meteorites from around the world,...
Celebrate International Dinosaur Day with Cranbrook Institute of Science by joining this prehistoric party at the museum. Enjoy hands-on, make-and-take activities, take a selfie with a Tyrannosaurus rex and get the facts on whether the T. rex was a scavenger or a predator. All activities are free with general...
Join us for Family Day at the Institute of Science on Sunday, May 19, 2019, and enjoy FREE general museum admission from 1-4 p.m., courtesy of the supporters of Women Rock Science. Planetarium programs and our exhibit, Doom of the Dinosaurs: Are We Next? will be open for an additional fee....
Get out of the house this spring break! From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 1-5, 2019, the Cranbrook Institute of Science will be hosting activities to celebrate Earth and its resources that help us in our everyday lives. Come face-to-face with the vampire of the Great Lakes, interact...
The Institute of Science will be open in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Programs in the Acheson Planetarium and exploreLAB will be available.
Cranbrook Institute of Science’s newest exhibit, Doom of the Dinosaurs: Are We Next? allows visitors to walk through mass extinctions that altered the planet and explore prehistoric times when dinosaurs ruled the land. A must-see experience for children and adults alike, come face-to-face with full-size skeletons of famous dinosaurs, including...
Join Cranbrook Institute of Science for a special evening of moon-related activities leading up to the total lunar eclipse during its event, Total Eclipse, Total Fun on Sunday, Jan. 20 from 8-11 p.m.  The Cranbrook Observatory will be open during the event and members of the Warren Astronomical Society will...