11 Interactive Michigan Museums for Young Explorers
Everyone from tykes to teens—and parents, too—will love these interactive museum exhibits showcasing pirate ships, woolly mammoths and more. Or, you can check out the puppet shows, dinosaur tours and animatronic saber-toothed tigers. Kids will spend hours exploring and learning at these top-flight educational museums in Michigan.
The museum has interactive signs throughout exhibits, with fun facts, and activities like Drawing in the Galleries, where folks can grab a pencil and paper and make their own sketches of the art.
2. Michigan Science Center – Detroit
Not only does the museum have rotating exhibits and shows, but it is home to numerous interactive learning opportunities from the STEM Playground to the SPARK!LAB.
4. University of Michigan Museum of Natural History – Ann ArborThe museum, after a large investment and updating, is home to a mix of interactive, hands-on engaging activities for all ages.
5. Alfred P Sloan Museum – Flint
The Alfred P. Sloan Museum offers various interactive exhibits from Forces and Motion to Weather and the science of Ice Cream Making.
Creative minds make light paintings and upload them to the museum’s website before using their hands as plasma conductors at the Spectrum zone.
Air Zoo features many amusement park-style rides, Full-Motion Flight Simulators, a newly upgraded RealD 3D/4D Missions Theater, Magic Planet and Paratrooper Jump, as well as historical exhibits and educational activities.
This spot is perfect for busy kids! With Farmer’s Market, Veterinarian Clinic, Space and more, there are exhibits for every kind of young explorer.