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Macomb County Historical Society’s Passport Program

Macomb County is celebrating its 200th birthday with a passport program for families. Learn more about it here.

Metro Detroit Planetariums for Families to Visit

Kids can see starry skies any time and learn about the wonders of the universe at these metro Detroit planetarium destinations.

10 Ways to Help Kids Learn Science Out of the Classroom

Two Detroit educators offer some activities and tips for kids to learn science that weave in everything from kits and collections to engaging exploration.

‘Engines Exposed’ Exhibit at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation...

Blow off some steam by taking a look under the hoods of the vehicles that shaped history. See the annual Engine's Exposed exhibit in Dearborn, Jan. 13-Feb. 28, 2018.

Michigan Meteor: Local Scientist Answers Kids’ Top Questions

How to talk to your kids about the meteor that tore through the sky, plus tips for keeping kids interested in astronomy.

Diggin’ Up the Past at Cranbrook Institute of Science’s exploreLAB

Cranbrook's new exploreLAB gives dino-loving kids the chance to sift through sediment, check out artifacts and more.

Professor Ray’s Everyday Science: Mind Over Matter at the Ann Arbor...

Join everyone's favorite 'mad scientist' for some family-friendly everyday science experiments at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Hands-On Holidays at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Families can learn more about science during the holiday season at this Washtenaw County annual event, running Dec. 26, 2017-Jan. 7, 2018.

Santa’s Arctic Landing at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation...

This special holiday offering, which is part of Holidays in Henry Ford, is available Nov. 24-Dec. 24, 2017.

Make Something Saturdays: Hands-On Animation at The Henry Ford Museum of...

This weekly Saturday event immerses kids in all kinds of innovative fun, and November's theme is based on the museum's 'Pixar' exhibit.

Excavating Archaeology at The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology in Ann Arbor

Head to Ann Arbor to immerse yourself in ancient architecture and artifacts at the Excavating Archaeology exhibit, Oct. 18, 2017-May 27, 2018.

1,001 Inventions: Untold Stories from the Golden Age of Innovation at...

The Michigan Science Center hosts an award-winning exhibition to showcases human achievement during the Golden Age of Innovation, Oct. 7-Jan. 8, 2018.