Camp Explorations expands campers' knowledge of natural history through experiments, crafts, and activities, with plenty of fun. Click on the image for more information.
Free tours of the dinosaur exhibits are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 PM, except on major event days. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union
Students enjoy hands-on activities, experiments, and presentations at Learn It! Do It! Days for school groups
The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History offers an array of educational programs and exhibits for both campus and community. Check out our Calendar of Events and Public Programs for things to do. Four floors of exhibits include the largest display of dinosaurs in Michigan, Michigan wildlife, anthropology, geology, and several changing exhibits. The Planetarium will transport you to the furthest reaches of space. School and community groups enjoy programs guided by U-M student docents. The Museum also provides a window onto cutting-edge U-M science research.
Museum Holiday Schedule
The Museum will be closed Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas), Thursday, December 26, Tuesday, December 31, and Wednesday, January 1 (New Year's Day).
Fun Friday Night
Friday, January 3, 5-9 pm
Experience the Museum at night — we’ll be open until 9 pm! Free story time in our Planetarium at 6 & 7 pm: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff. No registration required, but space is limited to 36 (children must be accompanied by an adult). Free dinosaur tour at 7 & 8 pm; limited to 15 people. Planetarium shows ($3) at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 pm (30 minutes long).
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- 11:30 AM
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- 12:15 PM
- Planetarium: Impact Earth
- 1:15 PM