Young Explorers

Join us for a monthly play date in Kids Town just for children ages 2 – 5 and their caregivers. The Young Explorers program is held the first Wednesday of the month and the third Saturday of the month at 11 AM with stories, science-themed activities and socialization time.
MembersAdult with 1 Young Child$10
Non-Members*Adult with 1 Young Child$15
Additional Children (ages 2-5)$10 each

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*Michigan Science Center admission must be purchased separately for non-members. Not a member? Become a member and save on the cost of the Young Explorers Programs. Plus receive all of our other membership benefits. Learn more about our memberships here.

Program Capacity: 10 students. Pre-registration is required. See below for links


How will a car drive down a ramp that is smooth? How will it drive down a ramp that is rough? Join us at the Michigan Science Center to experiment and find out.


  • February 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. – Register
  • February 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. – Register


Imagine what it would be like to have a robot friend. Would they help you clean up your toys, would the push you on the swing, or would they help your tie your shoes? Join us in imagining what your robot friend might do and look like.


  • April 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. – Register
  • April 20, 2019 at 11 a.m. – Register


Learn about how our bodies work and create a wearable model of inside our body to take home.


  • March 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. – Register
  • March 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. –  Register


Learn all about rockets and how they take flight. We will share a story, test some rockets and build one to take home!


Two children plant flowers as they learn about nature
A little girl plays with the Bernoulli blower in Kids Town
A father and daughter complete a craft in Kids Town

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