SCHEDULE ALERT: We’ll be
closed September 9 – 23, 2019 to prepare for the upcoming school year. We will reopen to the public September 24, 2019.
Friday, September 27
Robots are taking over the Institute! Discover the fantastic reality of robotic technology as it applies to space, ocean and planetary exploration, the movie industry, and more. Our upcoming exhibit, Robot Revolution, presented by PNC Bank with contributing support from DENSO International America, will be an interactive experience for all ages. Visit our website for more info.
Member Preview and Grand Opening of
Friday, September 27, 2019 | 5:00 - 10:00pm
Interact with robots in our new exhibit before anybody else! Institute of Science members will be the first to experience this world-class exhibit with special programming and activities throughout the evening, including a special presentation in the auditorium at 7:00pm. Event is FREE for members. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The exhibit will open to the public starting at 7:30pm (non-members will be required to purchase general admission and exhibit tickets) and members are welcome to stay. Not a member? No problem. Purchase memberships at the front desk or online and you can be a part of the futuristic fun!
Halloween Science - Registration Now Open!
October 26 | 2:30 – 5:00pm & 6:30 – 9:00pm
October 27 | 11:30am – 2:00pm
Screaming science experiments, howling hands-on activities, and a haunted roller coaster ride in the Acheson Planetarium. Get a dose of science this Halloween! Costumes are encouraged. Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website or by calling 248.645.3210. You can also purchase tickets at the door, but availability is not guaranteed.
Free First Friday: Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, general admission to the Institute of Science is FREE after 5:00pm on September 6, 2019.
Join us at the 75th Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show and explore the most impressive collections, Oct. 11-13 at Macomb Community College. There is something for all ages! Visit the Michigan Mineralogical Society website for more info.
Did you know that according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research, more than 74,000 fires have burned in the country since January? With the Amazon rainforest in Brazil being ravaged by fire, it’s important to stay educated on the topic of biodiversity and climate change. Read more about these fires and their effects HERE.