University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor

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  • Great for everyone interested in archeology! No matter your age, this has something you don't yet know!  more »
  • Many times taking kids to a museum is overwhelming because there is too much to do. The University of MIchigan Museum of Natural History has great exhibits with great information posted and a good...  more »
  • I loved my experience at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. It was such an amazing, informative place. I appreciated the detailed information accompanying many of the exhibits, along with the interactivity of the "Please Touch!" attractions. Many people brought their children, who seemed to love looking at the fossils, minerals, and other artifacts. I would love to go back to see the planetarium exhibit when I have more time!
  • What a "gem!" A wonderful "find" among all the other treasures of the UM campus area. It was good before but is now wonderful in it's newly opened space. The building atrium with the mastadon pair is light, airy, and open. The other displays are also excellently curated, with great visuals and informative descriptions. Too much for me to read in a couple hours; could easily take a half day here, even with young kids. Live demos (we saw a cow eye dissection), and if you go on a weekday you can peer in on researchers plying their craft. Free to enter; thanks U of M!

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