Deck the Halls with Dinos!
Friday, December 27 - Friday, December 30, 2022 | 11:00am - 3:00pm daily
The entire family is invited to explore all things paleontology:
- Hands-on paleo activities
- Fossil presentations
- Hear (and feel) the sounds of dinosaurs
- Try eating like a Sauropod
- Solve the mystery of the injured T. rex
- Spot the clues in our scavenger hunt
- Take a selfie next to a full-sized Triceratops skull cast
- And more!
All activities are FREE with the purchase of general museum admission.
For an additional fee you can also explore:
- SUE: The T. rex Experience and come face-to-face with a fully articulated cast skeleton of SUE the T. rex, the most complete, best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.
- Planetarium shows: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure, Let it Snow, Michigan Sky Tonight, and Mystery of the Christmas Star.
Tickets to both can be purchased at the front desk upon arrival.
SUE: The T. rex Experience is presented by PNC Bank, with additional support from Michigan Arts & Culture Council.
Cranbrook Institute of Science will be open Dec. 27 - 30, 2022 from 10:00am - 5:00pm daily. The museum will be closed Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022 and Sunday, January 1, 2023.