Explore the Institute

Light LabYou are cordially invited to visit Cranbrook Institute of Science, a great place to explore science, technology, and natural history. Join 200,000+ visitors who every year appreciate the value of the Institute's fascinating eReflecting Poolxhibits, hands-on activities, and planetarium shows. You can enjoy a picnic on the lovely grounds, or a snack in the café. At the Institute you will discover family-friendly events, up-to-date scientific information, and some pretty outstanding sights. From sparkling diamonds to the towering T. rex, to live animals in the Bat Zone, you will find something of interest.