Every month on May, June on the third Thursday until Jun 20, 2024.
Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Institute of Science and Cranbrook Art Museum are teaming up for FREE Third Thursday! Visitors can receive free admission to Cranbrook Institute of Science from 5:00 – 8:00pm AND Cranbrook Art Museum from 11:00am - 8:00pm, courtesy of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.

This month’s event will explore the science behind water and color:

  • What happens to water after it soaks into the ground? Explore the hidden journey underground.
  • Experiment with color and light for fascinating results.
  • Craft your own diffraction monocle to take home.
  • And more!

And check out our newest exhibit, Galileo: Scientist, Astronomer, Visionary. This exhibition is open during regular museum hours and has an additional cost of $5 - $8 per person.

Reserve your spot today!

Walk-ins are welcome! Please note, that due to capacity limits, entrance is not guaranteed.

Tickets to our 6:00pm and 7:00pm planetarium shows will be available for purchase at the front desk upon arrival on a first-come, first-served basis.