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Plan a Group Visit With Us!

Thank you for your interest in booking your group at the Michigan Science Center!

  • MiSci is open for groups Wednesdays – Sundays.
  • To qualify for the group rate of $11 per person, you must have a minimum of 20 general admission tickets on your reservation.
  • To allow for better social distancing within the museum, your group must stay within their own chaperone groups.

Visit Details

  • Group reservations include general admission for all group members. Science Stage shows and any other public science demonstrations are included with general admission and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Small chaperone groups may drop into these areas during the visit as time and capacity allow.
  • To ensure entry for your entire group, please confirm numbers with the Reservations department ahead of your visit. Additional guests entering with the group are subject to pay the full ticket price for general admission and theater experiences.
  • Theater experiences are available as reservation add-ons and are subject to availability.
  • Group lunch space is available, but not pre-reserved. No food is available for purchase onsite, so please bring a bagged lunch with you for your visit.
  • No coat racks are available. Coats and other belongings must be carried with you at all times or left on the bus or in your vehicle. Lockers are available for purchase.

Tips for Teachers and Chaperones

  • Remain with your assigned students during the duration of your field trip.
  • Practice responsible social distancing by remaining six feet away from other chaperone groups and guests.
  • Engage with the exhibits and programs. We want you to have a great time, too!
  • Masks are highly encouraged while inside the Michigan Science Center. Make sure to wash hands frequently and utilize the hand sanitizer stations that are placed throughout the building. Most of these stations are hands free!
  • Helping to enforce the museum rules.
    • Stay with your assigned students and ensure that they remain with you for the duration of the visit.
    • No gum chewing. If you notice one of your student is chewing gum, please ask them to throw it out.
  • Michigan Science Center programming begins promptly at assigned show times.
    • No late seating is allowed.
    • No refunds or credits will be issued.

Please Note:

  • Masks are highly encouraged while inside the Michigan Science Center. Make sure to wash hands frequently and utilize the hand sanitizer stations that are placed throughout the building. Most of these stations are hands free!
  • Reservations are subject to availability.
  • For groups arriving with more attendees than quoted in the final count, extra attendees will be charged regular walk-in rates.
  • We require one chaperone per every five students for PreK, K, and special needs groups, and one chaperone per every ten students for grades 1-12. The group will be charged $20 per missing chaperone on day of visit.
  • No refunds or credits will be issued for unused tickets.
  • Membership discounts and Ticket vouchers are not valid with group reservations.
  • A $25 reschedule fee will be added to your account for each reschedule needed.

Sponsors of Science

Michigan Science Center’s Sponsors of Science Program supports students for fully sponsored field trips each year. Complete our Sponsors of Science application form to request a field trip for your school or organization.

Sponsors of Science is supported by:

avl
bosch
bsp
caresoft
clarkhill
multimatic
navistar
neapco
roush
schaeffler
waypoint

We are here for you.

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.