January 2023

SUE: The T. rex Experience | Now Open!

Uncover the mysteries about the life of this fearsome fossil in our exhibit, SUE: The T. rex Experience.

Activate all your senses to truly become a part of SUE’s world: 

  • Take a whiff of the dinosaur’s putrid breath
  • Watch SUE tromp through the Late Cretaceous forest
  • Feel the texture of dinosaur skin 
  • Hear the subsonic rumble of a T. rex roar, and so much more!
Plan Your Visit Today!

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

The exhibit is open through April 30, 2023.

Membership Swap | February 18 + 19 | General Museum Hours

Enjoy access to Cranbrook Art Museum with your Cranbrook Institute of Science membership. On February 18, Cranbrook Art Museum will be screening a double feature of The Meteor Man and Nope (pre-registration is required). Visit their website to learn more about their current exhibits and attractions. Present your Institute of Science membership at the front desk upon arrival.

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Presidents Day | February 20 | 10:00am - 5:00pm

Looking for something fun and family-friendly to do on Presidents Day? Join us for hands-on activities for all ages covering a wide range of science topics. Solve engineering design challenges, create circuits, track constellations, and eat a bug on purpose - if you dare!

Activities are FREE with the purchase of general admission. Planetarium shows and entry to SUE: The T. rex Experience are available for an additional charge.

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Summer Explore Camps |Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for our 2023 Explore Camps. Inquisitive campers will have the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience. Campers will work together to tackle activities, experiments, and investigations as they explore popular science topics in a unique and safe environment!

Learn More and Register Today!

More from the Institute:

Five Dollar Fridays

Now through March 31, 2023, experience Friday nights at the Institute for just $5! Guests who visit after 5:00pm can purchase general admission tickets and SUE the T. rex Experience tickets for $5 each. Come out and enjoy an immersive, family-friendly night at the Institute.

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Members-Only Walking Wednesdays | 8:00am

Stay active during the winter months and join us for Walking Wednesdays at Cranbrook Institute of Science! Every Wednesday, until March 31,2023, the Institute will open its doors at 8:00am for our members that are 65 and older. 

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Virtual Book Club | February 7

Join us for our next virtual book club. Our pick for February is The One by John Marrs (Adult 18+). Explore a world where a simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab and you’ll soon be matched with your perfect partner—the one you’re genetically made for. 

Register Today!

Cranbrook Paleo Podcast 

Check out our podcast where you can learn about all things dinosaur and paleontology! Families of all ages will have the chance to hear episodes where we dive deep into paleontology.

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