Welcome to Cranbrook Institute of Science!

To prepare for your upcoming visit, face coverings are not required, however, are recommended for the duration of your visit. Pre-registration is only required for Free First Friday.

Thank you for your interest in registering for our Martin Luther King Free Day. Due to the popularity of this event, all pre-registration for Monday, January 16th, 2023 are SOLD OUT. Walk-ins welcome, but due to capacity limits, entrance is not guaranteed

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.

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