SCHEDULE ALERT: Cranbrook Institute of Science will be open Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17 from 10:00am - 5:00pm.
Masco Free First Friday
February 7 | 5:00pm – 10:00pm

The public is invited to the Institute of Science to enjoy FREE general admission, Feb. 7 for Free First Friday , courtesy of the Masco Corporation Foundation. And, as an added bonus, residents of Pontiac will receive FREE tickets to the Acheson Planetarium , on a first-come, first-served basis. Keep an eye on our Facebook page to see which other metro Detroit communities will receive free tickets to the planetarium in the coming months. Pontiac guests will be required to show proof of residency.
Robo Ruckus
March 15 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us for our exclusive, members-only event, Robo Ruckus ! Families of all ages will enjoy make-and-take activities, seeing the world through Virtual Reality, learning about space robots and GloboBots, guided tours of Robot Revolution , presented by PNC Bank with contributing support from DENSO International America, specials in the Science Shop, and more.

Get your tickets today ! Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 2 – 12, and kids under 2 are free.
Summer Camp - Registration is now open!
Give your science-enthusiast the opportunity to explore chemistry, geology, ecology, and physics this summer at the Institute of Science. Register for one week or all five – weeks do not repeat. And, our Kindergarten camps are now available for a full day. Visit our website to learn more about our summer camps and to register today .
Don't Forget...
  • Member Swap Day Feb. 15: Head over to the Cranbrook Art Museum, show your Institute membership, and receive free admission. Art Museum members will also receive free admission to the Institute of Science.
  • During Presidents Day (Feb. 17) guests can view a show in the Acheson Planetarium, dig for dinosaur fossils in exploreLAB, and sign up for Insect Inspector. Visit the front desk to purchase tickets. 
  • Robot Revolution, presented by PNC Bank with contributing support from DENSO, is open during regular museum hours, and is FREE with general admission.
  • Registration for 2020 Boy Scout and Girl Scout field trips is open. Visit our website to learn more about the Institute’s workshops.
Cranbrook Institute of Science  |
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801