Educators & Groups

Special Sensory Weeks

September 24 – October 24, we’ll be focused on meeting the special needs of some of our unique visitors. Call 313.577.8400, Option 5, to schedule a field trip for your group during the following weeks.

Hearing Impaired Week: September 24 – 26, 2014
Down Syndrome Week: October 1 – 3, 2014
Vision Impaired Week: October 8 – 10, 2014
Autism Awareness Week: October 22 – 24, 2014

Click here for more resources to make the most of your Science Center visit.

Solar Week

Teachers: Participate in Solar Week, October 27 – 31, for lively online activities and curriculum for students about the Sun, including games and lesson plans for the whole week.

Group Trips

Whether you’re a teacher, homeschool, scout den, birthday party, church, family reunion, or any other group…this is the page for you! Parties of 12 or more can save when making an advance group reservation. Learn more about our options here then call our reservations team, available weekdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., to set-up your adventure.

Additional details to help with planning can be found in our Group Guide. It is highly recommended for all groups to review this document before visiting the museum. Download our Fall/Winter Group Guide.

Explore MiSci with our fun scavenger hunt, great for families and groups. Answer keys can be found at the Cell Lab in our Health and Wellness Gallery on the Main Level.

During your trip to the Michigan Science Center, why not use social media to make your visit even better? Click here for tips on using social media successfully.

Group Reservations: 313.577.8400, Option 5

Tiny Tots (Pre-K and K)

$5.00
This package is specially designed for Preschool – Kindergarten children. It includes a program in the Kids Town Gallery and your choice of ONE young child Dassault Systèmes Planetarium or Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theatre shows .

Explorer

$6.00
For one low price, this package includes exploration time in our hands-on exhibit galleries and your choice of a Toyota Engineering Theater show, Chrysler Science Stage show, or a DTE Energy Sparks Theater presentation (space reservations are required to ensure availability at selected times).

Explorer Add Ons

These unique offerings, IMAX films, planetarium programs and Hands-on Interactive Programs, can be added to Explorer packages for an additional fee:

One Add-on – $8
Two Add-ons – $10
Three Add-ons – $12

We recommend a minimum of 3 hours to a maximum of 6 hours for your Michigan Science Center visit, including time for lunch and travel between activities.

Chaperones meeting chaperone/student ratio requirements receive free Explorer admission (does not include program, theater or special exhibit admission).