Welcome to Your Science Center!

The Impression 5 team is thrilled to welcome you to explore two stories of engaging, hands-on STEM learning.  Read on for more information about how to plan your next visit.


Open Hours


9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

*Masks required Sundays from 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. to provide access to guests who are immunocompromised or ineligible for vaccines.

**Sensory Friendly Hours take place on the third Sunday of the month (9:30–11:30 a.m.).





What to Expect When You Arrive at Impression 5


Before you begin exploring the science center, here's what to expect:

  • If capacity allows, enter for a visit and check in at our admissions desk

  • If Impression 5 is at capacity at the time of arrival, guests will be given a choice to join our virtual line. We hope that this will allow more members and guests to visit on their chosen day.

For questions, please contact our admissions desk at (517) 485-8116 ext. 138.


Safety Procedures


Before visiting, please begin monitoring your household for any symptoms. These are the current health and safety expectations when visiting Impression 5 Science Center:

  • Masks are welcomed, but not required

  • Practice social distancing

  • Be symptom-free at the time of visit


Admission Fees:

$12.00: Adults & Children (2 & older)

$10.50: Seniors, Military members (& immediate family)

FREE: Members, Children (23 months & younger)

$2.00: Museums for All (up to 6 guests with valid ID and EBT, medicaid, or WIC card)

Learn more about Museums for All and other scholarship programs here.


Reciprocal Admission:

FREE: ASTC Travel Passport 90+ miles
50% OFF: ASTC Travel Passport under 90 miles
50% OFF: ACM Reciprocal Network (up to 6 guests)


Virtual Educational Resources


Not ready to visit quite yet? Impression 5 is committed to providing continuous educational support for your family wherever you are. We’re excited about sharing our newest online resources with you, which you can explore below!