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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.

Hallowe’en at Greenfield Village in Dearborn

Dress in your best costume and take a scare-free stroll through a spooky Greenfield Village. Hallowe'en nights run select evenings Oct. 13-29, 2017.

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.

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 2016-17.

Michigan Science Center, Detroit for Hands-On Family Discovery

This fun learning destination for kids and parents in southeast Michigan offers hands-on exhibits, IMAX shows and much more.

Must-See Kid-Friendly Attractions at Metro Detroit Museums

From compelling artwork to hands-on activities, these exhibits at local museums are sure to be a hit with kids.

Best Science Centers in the United States

If your kids love science and you're up for an out-of-state adventure, consider one these 10 best science museums in America.

Sciencefest: PhysicsPalooza at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Kids can learn more about motion, inertia, electricity and other forces that power the physical word with activities, Feb. 18-19, 2017.