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


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.

Regents Approve Schematic Design for Museum’s New Home!

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March Science Café: Sports and Brain Injuries

Wednesday, March 25
5:30-7:30 PM
Conor O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub, 318 South Main Street, Ann Arbor
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Fun Friday Night

Friday, April 10
5:00-8:00 PM
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Register your child for 2015 Camp Explorations!

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Exhibit: Dance of the Neurons: The Art of Neuroscience

Dance of the Neurons

Through May 2015
4th Floor
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