November 2022

SUE: The T. rex Experience | Now Open!

SUE: The T. rex Experience is a journey through the world of one of the most mysterious predators to walk the planet. Explore touchable fossil replicas, scent stations, and a naturalistic soundscape that create an immersive, multi-sensory experience for all ages.

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SUE: The T. rex Experience is presented by PNC Bank with additional support from the Michigan Arts & Culture Council.

Members-only Virtual Lecture: Mysteries Behind the Greatest Predator | November 10 | 7:30pm

Cranbrook Institute of Science members are invited to join us for a virtual lecture to uncover the truth behind the greatest predator the world has seen, Tyrannosaurus rex. Discover the world it lived in with dinosaur enthusiast and Cranbrook Institute of Science Program Presenter, Tim Urban.

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Thanksgiving Break at the Museum | November 25 | 11:00am - 3:00pm

Spend Black Friday with Black Beauty and SUE the T. rex! There is something for the entire family to enjoy, including fossil fun with hands-on activities and a dino skull selfie station. For an additional fee you can explore our newest exhibit, SUE: The T. rex Experience, see a planetarium show, and paleo presentations. There will also be hourly specials at the Science Shop.

SUE: The T. rex Experience is presented by PNC Bank with additional support from the Michigan Arts & Culture Council.

Virtual Book Club | December 13

Join us for our upcoming FREE virtual book club! Neal Shusterman’s award winning science fiction novel, Scythe, offers both young adult and adult readers a thrilling and thought-provoking story. In this distant dystopian future, the novel follows two teens who enter an apprenticeship to become Scythes. Exploring the themes of morality, personal sacrifice, and the heavy responsibilities that come with growing up.

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Cranbrook Paleo Podcast

Check out our podcast! Learn about all things dinosaur and paleontology from our resident dinosaur expert, Tim Urban, and the Institute’s Curator of Earth and Space Sciences, Dr. Andrew Gangidine. Families of all ages will have the chance to dive deep into paleontology, Tyrannosaurus rex, the relationship between birds and dinosaurs, and more. You do not want to miss it!

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