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

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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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November Science Café: Science, Fear and Public Health Policy: Ebola

Wednesday, November 19
5:30pm–7:30pm
Conor O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub, 318 South Main Street, Ann Arbor
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Fun Friday Night

FamilyDino

Friday, November 7
5:00pm–8:00pm
U-M Museum of Natural History
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Dinosaur Discovery Day

Dino Disc Day 14

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

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.