Children's, General, History, Military, Natural History, Science, Specialized, Zoo
The Air Zoo is a highly charged, multi-sensory atmosphere that goes beyond anything you've ever seen. It's like no place else on Earth. Voted the "Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners" and "Best Place to Spend a Day with Your Family", the Air Zoo features many amusement park-style rides, full-motion flight simulators, 4-D Missions Theater, Magic Planet, Space Ball and a Zero Gravity Experience, as well as historical exhibits and educational activities.
Art, Children's, Science
The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art is located inside Midland Center for the Arts and consists of an interactive and engaging science gallery (the Hall of Ideas) and over 7,000 square feet of gallery space featuring changing visual art and science exhibitions to explore throughout the year.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Military, Natural History, Specialized
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Tours, museums, and artifacts depict the region's celery farming heritage at this center. In addition, the center features an 1856, one-room schoolhouse, a 1931 grain elevator, playground facilities, a picnic area, biking and walking trails, the Hayloft Theatre, and summer festivals such as Family Festival, New Orleans Festival, and Michigan Shakespeare Festival.
Art, Children's, Culture, History
To be recognized as the institution of choice for exploring and presenting African American history and culture.
Saint Joseph, Michigan
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park
Comprised of 125 acres of natural wetlands, woodlands, meadows and botanical gardens, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a year round experience with indoor tropical, arid, Carnivorous, Victorian and seasonal gardens, world class changing sculpture gallery with shows by international artists, and outdoor acreage featuring a world-class sculpture park, children's garden, historic Michigan's farm garden, amphitheater for summer concert events, nature trails and board walks.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Art, Children's, General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Grand Rapids Public Museum's Mission Statement
The Public Museum will play vital leadership and servant roles in enhancing the lives of those in our communities.
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Park, Science
Travel through time and explore the history of Midland County at Heritage Park – a unique combination of state-of-the-art archival and multi-purpose facilities in a pleasant campus setting close to downtown Midland and the Pere Marquette Rail Trail and located less than a mile from Midland Center for the Arts.
Archaeology, Children's, General, Science
Our visitors can use more than 150 activities in our 25,000-square-foot exhibit area to explore a range of science concepts and discover that learning is fun!
Children's, General, History, Planetarium, Science, University
There's always something happening for you at the Museum, whether you're a preschooler, a big kid, or grown up. Come by yourself or in groups. Programs for kids and families are hands-on, sometimes featuring a special performer. Preschool circle time programs are offered Monday through Saturday in Children's Landscape.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, General, Library, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
Discover the value of a Michigan Science Center membership, consider gift memberships to have fun with friends and family, and learn more about our Elements of Science giving campaign. Still have questions? We're just a phone call away at 313. 577.8400 and you can contact us via e-mail too. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Every day, we work hard to provide a hands-on, “Play and Learn” environment. We rely on talented staff, dedicated volunteers and generous community support to make our mission a reality.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park, Science
Performances, exhibits, films, lectures, permanent hands-on science museum and a permanent collection of Midland artifacts are all included in the activities of MCFTA. Meanwhile, the main campus shares a parking lot with the Dow Gardens, another great regional experience.
Children's, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized