Museums & Science Centers

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.

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.

Chinese New Year Celebration at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Ring in the Chinese New Year with a celebration of community, culture, plus beautiful performances and demonstrations at the DIA, Feb. 11-12, 2017.

Etiquette 101: Visiting a Science Center with Kids

Dos and don'ts for taking kids to science museums in Michigan like the Michigan Science Center, Cranbrook Institute of Science and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

Bristle Mammoth Exhibit at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural...

This exciting new exhibit will be on display starting Nov. 5, 2016 in Ann Arbor. See it through Jan. 15, 2018.

Ofrenda Altars at Detroit Institute of Arts

Appreciate the conceptual ofrenda altars depicting people, places and the city at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Oct. 21-Nov. 6, 2016.

Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence at Michigan Science Center in Detroit

The temporary exhibit opens Sept. 24, 2016 and will be open for families to explore through Jan. 15, 2017.

Best Museums in America That Every Child Should Visit

If traveling is in the future for your family, consider making some plans around these incredible institutions.

Rainforest Adventure at Cranbrook Institute of Science

This Oakland County spot presents its new temporary exhibit, open July 8-Sept. 5, 2016, for creature and plant lovers of all ages.

Walter P. Chrysler Museum Re-opens to the Public

The museum will re-open on select weekends in 2016. Here's what families can expect to experience here!

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Family’s Museum Visit

You know your kids will have fun and learn, but you don't want them to be overwhelmed. Follow these tips to make visiting a museum a positive experience.

Bug Quest at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

The Michigan Science Center presents its newest exhibit, which will be open May 14-Aug. 14, 2016. Here's what families can expect to see!
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