COVID-19 Reopening Update

We are so grateful for this community. The response we’ve received from all of you as we announced our reopening day has been incredible. All pre-registration dates and times to visit the Institute filled up quickly, and we are now at full capacity through September 9.

We are currently adding more dates to pre-register to our website. Stay tuned for the link to sign up for the newly opened dates. We can’t wait to see you!

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 - 2:30pm and 3:00 - 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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