Museum Corner


A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

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Focus:
Minerals

Address: 
5th Floor EERC Bldg. CM Tech Center
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: 906-487-2572
Website: www.museum.mtu.edu


Air Zoo


Focus: Science and history of flight

Address:
6151 Portage Road
Portage, MI 49002
Phone: 269-382-6555
Website: www.airzoo.org


Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum


Focus: Interactive Science and Technology Museum

Address:
220 E. Ann St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 734-995-5439
Website: www.aahom.org


Detroit Science Center


Focus: Hands-On museum that inspires its visitors to pursue and support careers in engineering, technology and science.

Address:
5020 John R. Street
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-577-8400
Website: http://www.mi-sci.org/
DSC membership include FREE general admission for an entire year; special exhibit, IMAX, planetarium, Science Store and Science Café discounts; invitations to members only events and FREE general admission to more than 250 ASTC science centers near and far.


Impression 5 Science Center


Focus: Hands-On Science

Address:
200 Museum Drive
Lansing, MI 48933-1912
Phone: 517-485-8116
Website: www.impression5.org
Regular price of family membership is $60; Grand Parent is $55, with reduced or free admission to over 400 science centers and children's museums.
Mon-Thu: 10am - 5pm
Fri-Sat: 10am - 7pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm
Closed the first week of September (annually) and major holidays, including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving Day.


Iron County Museum


Focus: Iron County History & Art

Address:
103 Museum Road
P.O. Box 272
Caspian, MI 49915
Website: ironcountymuseum.com


Kalamazoo Valley Museum


Focus: Showcases a wide variety of historical, technological exhibits and hands on activities.

Address:
230 North Rose Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49003
Phone: 269-373-7990
Fax: 269-373-7997
Website: www.kalamazoomuseum.org


Kingman Museum


Focus: Natural history (plants, animals, dinosaurs culture, ice age, human body, planetarium, astronomy)

Address:
175 Limit Street
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Website: www.kingmanmuseum.org

Additional Details: Kingman Museum originally opened to the public in 1934, but has been closed 2000 - Feb 2003. Since Feb 2003 we have re-opened with full services. Kingman Museum is open Tuesday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3 for students. Group rates are available.


The Great Lakes Children's Museum


Focus: See, touch, explore and discover water and the Great Lakes in our hands-on, interactive gallery.

Address:
13240 SW Bayshore Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone: 231-932-4526
Website: www.greatlakeskids.org

Closed Mondays, September through May, and major holidays. Open seven days June through August.


U of M Exhibit Museum of Natural History


Focus: Prehistoric life, Michigan Wildlife, Human Cultures, Planetarium

Address:
1109 Geddes Ave.
Ann Arbor, Mi 48109-1079
Phone: 734-764-0478
Fax: 734-647-2767
Museum Director/Coordinator: Robin Little (734-936-5834/robinal@umich.edu)
Director of Education: Kira Berman (734-647-8574/kiberman@umich.edu)Web Site:   http://lsa.umich.edu/ummnh/exhibits.html