Michigan Science Center, Detroit

3.6
#9 of 16 in Museums in Detroit
The Michigan Science Center is a science museum in Detroit, Michigan. It is located at the site of the former Detroit Science Center which closed in 2011. The Michigan Science Center was formed as a new non-profit organization and purchased the assets of the Detroit Science Center. The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) opened December 26, 2012.


The Michigan Science Center has Michigan’s only Chrysler IMAX Dome Theatre; the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium; the DTE Energy Sparks Theater; the Chrysler Science Stage; a 8,700-square-foot (810 m2) Science Hall for traveling exhibits; hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on space, life and physical science; the United States Steel Fun Factory; an exhibit gallery just for pint-size scientists; and more.
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  • Had hopes this would be interesting for adults, but is geared toward kids/teenagers. Many interactive exhibits did not properly work, buttons didn't activate, several screens were not working. Would.....  more »
  • Sunday November 3 2019 my family ages 53-15 went to the science centre. We are from out of town and were looking for something to do as a family. As we approached the museum I did not see a sign...  more »
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  • Buying the annual pass is worth it, especially if you're close! My children have spent a great deal of time here and they always still find something new to discover. I wish the shows were updated more often, which is a downside of holding a pass you'll see the same shows running for a while. But there are so many interactive exhibits spending a couple hours here will only show you a few, so when you come back it's a whole different experience. Staff is friendly and goodness the cafe is so well priced. All in all it's a good time. Get the yearly pass it's worth it!
  • So much to see and do. The children really enjoyed themselves. The adults joined in on the fun as well. This summer they offer free admission in July and June. I will say that the planetarium could be better, seemed a little outdated. Will definitely go back.

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