COVID-19 Reopening Update

We are excited to share with you that our doors will reopen Wednesday, August 19, 2020 for our members-only, exclusive preview week August 19 - 22, 2020. We’ll reopen to the public Wednesday, August 26, 2020. All guests will receive FREE general admission August 26 - September 6, 2020, courtesy of MASCO Corporation Foundation. Before you visit you will need to pre-register for a designated time slot. Plan your visit now by clicking on the link below.

We will be taking reservations Wednesday – Sunday for the following times:

  • Wednesdays and Thursdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm; 12:30 - 2:30pm; and 3:00 - 5:00pm 
  • Fridays: 10:00 am - 12:00pm; 12:30 - 2:30pm; 3:00 - 5:00pm; and 6:00 - 9:00pm 
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 - 2:00pm and 2:30 - 5:00pm

Your health and safety is of the utmost importance to the Institute of Science. All guests aged three and older will be required to wear a face covering for the duration of their visit. Visitors will be asked to maintain six-feet of social distance between themselves and other guests, and hand sanitizing stations will be placed at visitor entrances and high-contact areas.

Learn about the natural world around you!

Discover the wonder of the natural world and develop a better understanding of the ways in which science impacts our lives each day at Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Interactive exhibits, a world-class collection of objects and artifacts, special events, a planetarium and observatory, lecture and educational programs and changing exhibitions offer something for every member of the family. Stand beneath a T.rex, feel a mastodon’s fur, or touch a meteorite.

Click the "Register NOW" link above to begin your exploration.

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