Camp Explorations expands campers' knowledge of natural history through experiments, crafts, and activities, with plenty of fun. Click on the image for more information.

Tour guide instructs on the various dinosaur bones at the museum

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

Welcome

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.

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Regents Approve Schematic Design for Museum’s New Home!

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Holiday Hours

Museum Closed:
November 27,  December 25, 26, 31 and January 1

Kids Night In Mini-Camp

Friday, December 5
6:00pm–10:00pm
U-M Museum of Natural History
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Dinosaur Discovery Day

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Saturday, December 6
9:00am-5:00pm
U-M Museum of Natural History

The whole day is devoted to digging into dinosaurs and learning the newest discoveries in paleontology. How do scientists learn about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals? Are there dinosaurs in your backyard? Sponsored by the State Street Area Association.

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Passenger Pigeon Centenary

PassPigeon

See the new temporary exhibits on the passenger pigeon, in the 4th floor temporary exhibits gallery. More information is available on the Temporary Exhibits page.