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There are plenty of ways to customize your MiSci visit. With live stage shows, 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! Packages may not be combined with any other discounts or coupons.

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With live stage shows, 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.

Hours

DaysHours
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Friday10 AM - 3 PM
Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday10 AM - Noon (Member-only hours)
Noon - 5 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 VISIT.

  • Bank of America cardholders receive free general admission on the first full weekend of every month through the Museums on Us program. Cardholders must present picture ID. Other members in the party must pay. Visit the Museums on Us program website for complete details.
    • 2020 Museums on Us Weekends are: Jan. 4-5, Feb. 1-2, March 7-8, April 4-5, May 2-3, June 6-7, July 4-5, Aug. 1-2, Sept. 5-6, Oct. 3-4, Nov. 7-8 and Dec. 5-6.

  • We are proud to participate in Museums for All program. By showing your SNAP EBT card and picture ID, the Michigan Science Center will extend reduced admission to the cardholder and additional members in party.

 

  • Using the D Discount Pass, buy one admission, get one of equal or lesser value. Limit one free admission per transaction. Available in person only.
  • Check out a Michigan Activities Pass from your local library and receive $3 off general admission. One pass required per discount offered. Available in person only.
  • Purchase a MiSci membership! There’s so much to do at the Michigan Science Center, you will need more than one visit to experience it all. We proudly offer discounts on memberships to active military and educators.
  • Present your educator or active military personnel I.D. and take 20 percent off regular membership rates when joining or renewing in-person.

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. 

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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