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
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.
Public Lecture: Hope Is A Thing With Feathers
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 pm
U-M Museum of Natural History
Joel Greenberg, author of A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction, tells the stories of the passenger pigeon, Kirtland's warbler, and the whooping crane--and their different outcomes at the hands of people.
Passenger Pigeon Centenary
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.
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- Photo Gallery: University of Michigan to move Museum of Natural History February 21, 2014
- Hunting Mastodons?!: A Hands-On Demonstration
- 11:30 AM
- Planetarium: Star Talk: The Sky Tonight at 11:30 AM
- 12:15 PM
- Planetarium: Star Talk: The Sky Tonight at 1:30 PM
- 2:15 PM