SCHEDULE ALERT: Cranbrook Institute of Science will be closed starting March 14 at 4pm through March 15 to provide a clean and safe environment for pediatric cancer patients to explore science and for our Robo Ruckus event. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Robo Ruckus
March 15 | 2:00 – 5:00pm

You’re invited to our exclusive, members-only event, Robo Ruckus! Families of all ages will enjoy make-and-take activities, seeing the world through Virtual Reality, challenging a robot in tic-tac-toe, and more. You won’t want to miss a talk from our special guest, Joel Kuntz, an artist famous for his GloboBots , and other talks about space robots and humanity.

Get your tickets by March 13. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 2 – 12, and kids under 2 are free. Not a member? No problem - become a member today!
Spring into Science
April 6-10 | 11:00am – 3:00pm daily

Celebrate Earth! Recognize the resources that help us in our everyday lives with fun activities throughout the museum, including getting up close with vampires of the Great Lakes, interacting with live baby animals, witnessing the Bee Green Plastic STEAM Machine turn old plastic into new creations, and more. All activities are FREE with general museum admission. For more information please follow our Facebook page.
Don't Forget...
  • Enjoy FREE general museum admission to the Institute after 5pm on March 6 for Free First Friday, courtesy of the Masco Corporation Foundation. Southfield Residents will also receive FREE tickets to the Acheson Planetarium with proof of residency on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Campers will explore chemistry, geology, ecology, and physics this summer at the Institute. Register now for one week or all five - weeks do not repeat. Visit our website to learn more about our summer camps.
  • 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.
Science Corner
Now on display at the Institute! We’re showcasing 20 specimens from our collections vault that haven’t been featured in the Mineral Gallery in more than 20 years. We’ve also added to our opal case to now include opalized wood and other opal specimens that are vibrant in color. Stop by to get an up-close look!
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