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There are plenty of ways to customize your MiSci visit. With live stage shows, a dome IMAX theatre, a 4D Theater, a planetarium, 250+ hands-on exhibits, lab activities, special exhibits and more, there’s more at MiSci than you can see and do in a week!

EXPLORE 1 PACKAGE

INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:

Pick one:
-Chrysler IMAX Dome Theatre Film OR
-Dassault Systèmes Planetarium Show OR
-Toyota Engineering 4D Theater
Unlimited Live Presentations
Exploration time in our hands-on exhibit galleries
1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation exhibit

$19 for adults, $16 for children (2-12), $3 for members.

EXPLORE 2 PACKAGE

INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:

Pick two:
– Chrysler IMAX Dome Theatre Film OR
– Dassault Systèmes Planetarium Show OR
– Toyota Engineering 4D Theater
Unlimited Live Presentations
Exploration time in our hands-on exhibit galleries
1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation exhibit

$24 for adults, $21 for children (2-12), $6 for members.

EXPLORE 3 PACKAGE

INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:

Pick three:
– Chrysler IMAX Dome Theatre Film OR
– Dassault Systèmes Planetarium Show OR
– Toyota Engineering 4D Theater
Unlimited Live Presentations
Exploration time in our hands-on exhibit galleries
1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation exhibit

$28 for adults, $25 for children (2-12), $9 for members.

These packages may not be combined with any other discounts or coupons.
General admission is $14/adult, $11/child 12 and under or senior citizen (65+).
Children under age two are free.

Visit

With live stage shows, an IMAX Dome Theatre, a planetarium, 250+ hands-on exhibits, lab activities, special exhibits and more, there are approximately two dozen ways to customize your MiSci visit. There’s more than you can see and do in a week!

Special Hours - in Honor of 1001 Inventions Exhibit (October 8 - January 7)

DaysHours
MondayClosed
Tuesday10 AM - 3 PM
Wednesday10 AM - 8 PM (beginning Oct. 18)
Thursday10 AM - 3 PM
Friday10 AM - 3 PM
Saturday10 AM - 3 PM* (special hours for Invent: A Night at the Museum)
Sunday12 PM - 6 PM

Holiday Hours

DaysHours
November 23Closed for Thanksgiving holiday
December 24 - 25Closed for Christmas holiday
December 26 - 2910 AM - 5 PM (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri), 10 AM - 8 PM (Wed)
December 3010 AM - 3 PM
December 3112 PM - 6 PM
January 1Closed for New Years holiday
January 2 - 510 AM - 5 PM (Tues, Thurs, Fri), 10 AM - 8 PM (Wed)
January 610 AM - 6 PM
January 712 PM - 6 PM
January 8Regular hours resume (Mon - Tues closed;
Wed - Fri 10 AM - 3 PM; Sat 10 AM - 6 PM; Sun 12 - 6 PM)

Directions

Best Travel Route

From I-75 South: Exit Warren Avenue (53A) and turn right onto Warren (0.3 miles). Turn right onto Brush Street (0.1 miles), then left onto Farnsworth Street (0.1 miles). Turn left onto John R Street (0.04 miles) and turn left in the MiSci parking lot. If parking lot is full, street parking is available as well as paid parking in several public lots (see Nearby Parking below). Valet parking is available on weekends for $10 ($5 for MiSci members – limit one vehicle per member family per visit).

From I-75 North: Exit Warren Avenue (53A) and take the second left onto Warren Avenue (0.3 miles). Turn right onto Brush Street (0.1 miles) and turn right onto Farnsworth Street (0.1 miles). Turn left onto John R Street (0.04 miles) and turn left in the MiSci parking lot. If parking lot is full, street parking is available as well as paid parking in several public lots (see Nearby Parking below). Valet parking is available on weekends for $10 ($5 for MiSci members – limit one vehicle per member family per visit).

MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER, 5020 JOHN R STREET, DETROIT, MI 48202

We are located on John R Street at Warren Avenue, between the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

MEMBERSHIPS

Michigan Science Center membership is a great way to make science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) accessible and fun for your family while supporting STEM education in our community. Membership typically pays for itself in just a few visits and provides you with free general admission for a year, discounted or complimentary tickets to our theaters, free access to other science centers around the world, invitations to exclusive events, discounts and more!

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

The Michigan Science Center is located in Midtown Detroit’s cultural center, a beautiful area of the city with other cultural icons like the Detroit Institute of Arts and Wayne State University.
The Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website, is an excellent resource for information on local hotels, restaurants and attractions in the Metro Detroit area.

WAYS TO SAVE

USE THESE RESOURCES TO SAVE ON YOUR NEXT MISCI VISIT.

  • Bank of America cardholders receive free general admission on the first full weekend of every month. Visit the Museums on Us website for complete details.
  • Receive 20 percent off general admission with the D Discount Pass.
  • Check out a Michigan Activity Pass from your local library and receive a free IMAX® or Planetarium ticket with your general admission purchase.
  • Purchase a Detroit Experience Pass and visit seven Midtown Cultural institutions for one low price.
  • Purchase a Michigan Science Center membership: members receive free general admission for a year, plus special discounts, invitations to exclusive events and more!
  • Show your high school or college student ID and receive 20 percent off general admission.
  • Present your educator or active military personnel I.D. and take 20 percent off regular membership rates when joining or renewing in-person.
  • Sign-up for a Young Explorers program. Only $5 members/$10 non-members for child and caregiver the first Wednesday of every month!

Amenities

Lockers & Coat Racks

Lockers are available for 50 cents each in the Atrium on the Lower Level. Complimentary coat racks are available in the front lobby on the Main Level

Accessibility

The Michigan Science Center is accessible to visitors with disabilities. Elevators and ramps serve all public areas. Traditional wheelchairs are available at no cost with photo I.D. The Amigo Classic, a battery-operated mobility vehicle, can be rented for a minimal charge with photo I.D. Please note that this vehicle has a 250-pound weight limit. Sensory friendly maps are available upon request.

Cosmic Café and Lunar Dining

Take a seat in our Lunar Dining area and enjoy a snack or complete meal from the Cosmic Café. Lunch options include salads, paninis, soups, hot dogs, pizza, and much more!

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