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Asteroid Hunters

Venture into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins and the potential threat they pose to our world with the IMAX original film Asteroid Hunters.

Narrated by Daisy Ridley, Asteroid Hunters introduces asteroid scientists – the best line of defense between Earth and an asteroid’s destructive path – and reveals the cutting-edge tools and techniques they use to detect and track asteroids, and the technology that may one day protect our planet. 

Show times: 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM

Theater: IMAX® Dome Theatre

Ticket pricing: $6 non-members, $3 members, FREE Premium members

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The Great Space Chase

It’s an Intergalactic, Virtual-Reality Accelerator Suit. And it’s been stolen!” Join Lt. Photeus as he tracks the sinister Captain Xenon through our solar system. “The Great Space Chase” is a detective mystery, which teaches Audiences about our solar system and the universe beyond. This astronomy program is a light-hearted look at the universe around us, and features space-related music by popular artists.

The Michigan Science Center has partnered with Laser Fantasy International to bring the world’s largest, high quality laser show library to our dome theater! Laser shows bring together art, music, science, and engineering into an entertaining experience for the whole family. MiSci will be joining dozens of theaters across the US presenting these laser show experiences.

Show times: 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, Weekends only

Theater: IMAX® Dome Theatre

Ticket pricing: $6 non-members, $3 members, FREE Premium members

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Mysteries of the Unseen World

Mysteries of the Unseen World reveals phenomena that can’t be seen with the naked eye, taking audiences into earthly worlds secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale.

Show times: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Theatre: IMAX® Dome Theatre

Ticket pricing: $6 non-members, $3 members, FREE Premium members

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Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes have helped forge the world we know. From the continents to the air we breathe and even life itself, all have been shaped by volcanic energy. 

Show times: 11:00AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM

Theatre: Toyota 4D Engineering Theater

Ticket pricing: $6 non-members, $3 members, FREE Premium members

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird and Elmo and their new friend Hu Hu Zhu as they explore the night sky and journey to the Moon and back!

Show times: 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM

Theatre: Planetarium

Ticket pricing: $6 non-members, $3 members, FREE Premium members

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Global Soundscapes

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the emerging field of soundscape ecology. Embark on a mission to investigate the dramatic soundscapes of Costa Rica’s rainforests, Hawaii’s coral reefs, and Mongolia’s vast grasslands.

Show times: 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM

Theatre: Planetarium

Ticket pricing: $6 non-members, $3 members, FREE Premium members

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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.