Museum Rental

We have event planning down to a science!

Mastodon RentalLooking for an unusual and memorable place to hold your next event? Look no further. Cranbrook Institute of Science offers an ideal setting for corporate or private events. Your guests can view interactive exhibits that explore natural history and science, attend a laser or astronomy show, and enjoy a stroll by our Reflecting Pool or through the Erb Family Science Garden.

We host:

  • Strolling receptions and dinners for large or small groups
  • Seated dinners
  • Auditorium programs with comfortable seating for 192 people
  • Astronomy and laser programs in a state-of-the-art planetarium for up to 75 people per show

The Institute includes:

  • Hands-on exhibits
  • A 39-foot-tall Light Laboratory in the museum vestibule
  • Michigan's only full-size Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton cast
  • Inviting outdoor Science Garden
  • Innovative Connections Theater with continuous loop video capability

The Institute's professional events staff includes a host/hostess, visitor services personnel, security and a choice of the area's top caterers who will custom design your menu for your event. Also available are florists, valet parking, checkroom attendants, dance areas, tents (weather permitting) and audio/visual equipment. The Institute's event coordinator and experienced staff will work with you to make your event a memorable one!

For further information, please contact the Institute event coordinator at 248.645.3164.

We look forward to hosting your event!