University of Michigan Museum of Natural History | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

1105 North University Avenue
Ann Arbor , MI , 48109
Phone: 734.764.0478
42° 16' 43.2444" N, 83° 44' 9.8808" W
Contact name: 
Amy Harris
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The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History inspires curiosity through hands-on learning and keeps visitors informed about ongoing scientific research. Engage with exhibits that explore the natural world, from molecules to dinosaurs, or discover the distant universe in the Planetarium & Dome Theater. Then conduct your own experiments in the two child-friendly Investigate Labs. The museum is free for families and individuals. Enjoy our virtual Museum@Home content and virtual exhibits content at

The new U-M Museum of Natural History is will be filled with interactive, hands-on, and minds-on exhibits that will engage visitors of all ages in discovering and participating in science! The new museum includes new and favorite specimens and artifacts that have been reinterpreted with the most up-to-date science; views into real working laboratories where U-M scientists are conducting research; Planetarium & Dome Theater with presentations on The Sky Tonight and other programs. Free tours, demonstrations, and presentations by U-M scientists on weekends! The museum is free to individuals and families. Donations are appreciated. For more information, visit

Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
History, Science

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