Ongoing exhibits are updated periodically. We are always working to add and change displays, so you'll often find something new to see!
The Hall of Evolution on the Museum's second floor houses Michigan's largest display of prehistoric life. Earth's history is traced through fossils, models, and dioramas. Here you can find dinosaurs, prehistoric whales, mastodons, and much more.
The Michigan Wildlife Gallery on the third floor has a large collection of native Great Lakes birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, plants and fungi, with taxidermy mounts, habitat scenes, and the largest mastodon trackway on display in the world. There are also displays about some environmental problems we face in this region today.
The Anthropology Displays on the fourth floor feature artifacts from human cultures around the world, and highlight the research of U-M archaeologists.
The Geology Displays on the fourth floor offer a large selection of rocks and minerals. Click here for a list.