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 December Free First Friday. Due to the popularity of this event, all time slots for Friday, December 2nd, 2022 are SOLD OUT.

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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