We want to make your visit as safe and as enjoyable as possible. There is a lot to see and do at the science center. However, some of our programs and experiences may have changed as a result of the impacts of COVID-19. These include the configuration of our exhibits. Please check this page for the latest information on visiting the Science Center.
Due to social distancing requirements, theaters may be temporarily off limits or open only with reduced capacity. Please check with the front desk upon arrival for the most updated information. Theater and special exhibition tickets are priced separately from general admission.
The Michigan Science Center operates in accordance with State of Michigan pandemic preparedness requirements and is Checked by NSF for compliance with sanitation standards.
Before Your Visit
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.*
*Last admission at 3 p.m. Please be advised the Science Center is closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Museum hours are subject to change.
Directions and Parking
Located in the heart of Midtown Detroit, our street address is 5020 John R. Street, Detroit, MI 48202
There is metered parking on the streets around MiSci. The Cultural Center lot and several Wayne State University parking structures are available. Prices and hours vary.
We believe science exploration should be accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial situation. MiSci offers a variety of ways to save on admission. While we do encourage guests to reserve tickets through our website, some discounts are not available with website reservations. To ensure everyone has access, we hold a number of walk-up tickets in our inventory each day.
The Science Store is a great resource for extending the learning and the fun! We offer lots of STEM-themed merchandise including t-shirts, science kits, thinking toys, puzzles and plush. The Science Store is conveniently located near the entrance and exit, but it is open only during Science Center hours.