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At the Michigan Science Center, we put YOU at the center of science. A day at Mi-Sci can truly have a lifelong impact – whether that impact is the creation of a joyful memory, a favorite field trip, or even the spark that leads to a future career in a STEM field. Your donation will make a lasting difference for all who visit us!

Ways to Give

  • Give online – To make a donation on our website, please use the following link: Donate
  • Mail a check – To make a donation by check, please make it out to: Michigan Science Center, and mail it to the following address:
    Michigan Science Center
    5020 John R Street
    Detroit, MI 48202
  • Give by phone – To make a donation over the phone, please call Anna Weaver at 313-494-5306.

Michigan Science Center EIN: 45-5190355

Alternative Ways to Give

  • Make a gift from your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) – To make a gift to the Michigan Science Center through your DAF, please contact the institution where your DAF is held and recommend a grant. Please also provide your name and address so that we can properly acknowledge your generous gift.
  • Make a gift from your IRA – Are you 70 ½ or older? If so, you may wish to consider making a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) to the Michigan Science Center, instead of taking your required minimum distribution. Please consult your tax advisor to make a QCD gift.
  • Make a gift in your will – Many people like to make a gift in their will to support the Michigan Science Center. These gifts will provide long-lasting access to hands-on science education for our community for many years to come. If you’d like information about how to name Mi-Sci as a beneficiary in your will, please contact Anna Weaver. If you’ve already named Mi-Sci in your will, please let us know, so we can acknowledge your wonderful support!

Questions About Giving?

If you have any questions about making a donation to the Michigan Science Center, please contact Anna Weaver, Associate Director of Individual Giving and Memberships at 313-494-5306 or

Thank you!

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As we progress forward, together as a community, MiSci reminds everyone to continue practicing everyday preventive actions to help avoid illness. Learn more about what MiSci is doing to guests and employees safe.

In an effort to bring something new and immersive to you every day during this time, we have switched to a virtual presence as we work to safely open up the building for you, our MiSci family. Check out our ECHO Live program weekdays at 2:30 p.m. on our Facebook Page.