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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.
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Kermit the Frog Display at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Everyone's favorite amphibian puppet – and his pal, Howdy Doody – will be on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts Jan. 17- late-March, 2020.
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Must-See Kid-Friendly Museum Attractions in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

From compelling artwork to hands-on activities, these kid-friendly museum attractions at local Ann Arbor and Detroit museums are sure to be a hit.
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Macomb Fatberg Display at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

It made news after clogging up the pipes in Clinton Township. Now, you can see pieces of the Macomb Fatberg on display at the Michigan Science Center.
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Through the Years With Hallmark at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

See more than 100 holiday ornaments at the Through the Years with Hallmark exhibit at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Nov. 25, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020.
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Robolights Detroit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Treat your kids to a colorful sci-fi experience at the Robolights Detroit exhibit, on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit through May 3, 2020.
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Ofrenda Altars at Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate el Día de Muertos with a display of traditional Ofrenda Altars at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Sept. 28-Nov. 10, 2019.
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Historical Attractions in Southeast Michigan

These Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne County historical spots are the perfect setting for families to learn and play together. Updated for 2019-20.
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Hallowe’en at Greenfield Village in Dearborn

Dress in your best costume and take a scare-free stroll during Hallowe'en at Greenfield Village. Catch it select evenings Oct. 11-27, 2019.
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Stemville in Northville Has STEM-tastic Learning Fun for Kids

This new spot offers engaging hands-on STEM-focused play for all ages. Get the backstory and information you need to visit Stemville in Northville.
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The Red Children’s Art Museum in Detroit

Yvette Rock, the creative mom behind Live Coal Gallery, gives kids a place to experience other kids' art and create their own at The Red Children's Art Museum.
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DEPTH Water Exhibit at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

The temporary DEPTH water exhibit at the Michigan Science Center explores the importance of water and taking care of the planet, June 8-Aug. 17, 2019.