SCHEDULE ALERT: We’ll be closed Easter Sunday, April 21. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Women Rock Science
May 17 | 6:30 – 9:00pm 

Tickets now on sale! Help us raise funds to support the Institute’s “Service to Others” initiatives, and to celebrate those who are champions of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) at our second annual Women Rock Science event. Join us for a night of hands-on, STEAM-related activities, planetarium shows, STEAM-themed cocktails, and more. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Get your tickets today. Deadline to register is Wednesday, May 10.
Spring Into Science
April 1 - 5 | 11:00am - 3:00pm daily

Meet the “Dirt Doctors,” learn about the vampire of the Great Lakes, enjoy hands-on exploration of wildlife and nature found in Michigan, and much more. We’re open all week for spring break! Spring into Science activities are FREE with general museum admission. 
Explore Science! Summer Camp
June - August 2019

Become a paleontologist, geologist, chemist, and physicist at our 2019 summer camps packed with science experiments, meaningful discoveries, and vast exploration of our planet. Go to our website to register and learn more about programming, pricing, and dates.  
Don't Forget...
  • Membership Sale! Is it time to renew your membership? Are you interested in purchasing a gift membership for someone else? All memberships will be 10% off when purchased at the front desk during Spring into Science (April 1-5).
  • In addition to Saturdays and Sundays, exploreLAB will be open for spring break April 1-5. Visit the front desk at the main entrance for hours and tickets.
  • Free First Friday: Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, general admission to the Institute of Science is FREE after 5:00pm on April 5, 2019.
  • Take a journey through mass extinctions and walk among casts of dinosaur skeletons in, Doom of the Dinosaurs: Are We Next?, now open through Sept. 1, 2019. Check out our website for ticket prices.
Science Corner
Cool Science Stuff from Around the Globe...
Coming in at 13 meters long and probably weighing more than 19,400 pounds, this towering Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in western Canada is now considered the world’s biggest carnivorous dinosaur. Nicknamed “Scotty” for a celebratory bottle of scotch consumed the night it was found; the giant carnivore’s skeleton was discovered in 1991 and paleontologists spent more than a decade removing the hard sandstone that covered its bones. Read more about “Scotty” HERE.
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