Where Formal and Informal Learning Meet!

Take a day away from the classroom to experience science differently. What you learn in the classroom is invaluableā€”help your students build on those foundations with hands-on, messy but meaningful, and interactive experiences that complement your curriculum! Choose from the experiences below that best meet your needs:       

Big Science Lesson


Custom Group Programs


Overnight & Evening Adventures




Reservation Details

Day Trip Student Admission Fee: $10.00 (Teachers accompanying a reserved group receive FREE admission. Groups receive one FREE chaperone admission with every 5 paid student admissions). Add a Workshop: $2-3 per student per workshop Lunchroom Reservation: $25.00 / 25 minutes (up to 60 guests)

Plan Your Visit

Call Reservations at (517) 485-8116, ext. 132 to reserve your group visit and answer your questions.

Quick Extensions:

- BIG Science & Custom Lessons: 147

- Virtual STEM Program: 147

Download our Group Visit Guide!


Here's what information you'll want to have ready for a speedy reservation:

Name of your school or organization Name of the person in charge on the day of your visit Date you'd like to visit (and two alternatives, just in case) Your planned arrival and departure times Number of students and adults in your group Your group's address for confirmation and billing, including the county (if within Michigan) Your phone number and email address Age or grade level of students Workshops you'd like to reserve Any lunch or shopping options Any additional/special accommodations needed.