Michigan Science Center | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

Michigan Science Center

5020 John R Street
Detroit , MI , 48202
Phone: 313.577.8400
42° 21' 30.7332" N, 83° 3' 43.2252" W
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Shannon Mackie Senior Marketing Manager
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A wonderful place for exploring Science, Engineering, Math and Technology in a creative hands-on setting. With live stage shows, a 4D theater, a Planetarium, 250+ hands-on exhibits, lab activities, special exhibits and more, there’s more than you can see and do in a week. In fact, there’s something new to discover at MiSci every month!


We have a number of exciting exhibits that are only here for a short time. Visit us today to see what’s new!


The Michigan Science Center is yours to discover… from our five theaters – to hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on life, space, engineering, physical science, and more.


Experience how our demonstrations, shows and programs bring science to life! We have stage shows and theater presentations happening everyday.


Discover a variety of science topics with themed activities in chemistry, physics, engineering, life science and technology.


2018 Mad Scientist Winter Camp
Our Mad Scientist Winter Camp was a big success. Stay tuned for more details about our upcoming Summer Camp!


New Homeschool Learning Labs now available!Sessions are held the first Wednesday of each month October – June and run 35 – 45 minutes.Grade Levels: Lower Elementary (Ages 6 – 8): 11 a.m., Upper Elementary (Ages 9 – 11): noon, Middle/High School (Ages 12 – 18): 1 p.m.
Open hours: 
Sunday: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Join us for a monthly play date in Kids Town just for children ages 2 – 5 and their caregivers. The Young Explorers program is held the first Wednesday of the month from 10 – 11 A.M. with stories, science-themed activities and socialization time.

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