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.

*Special mask required hours:

March 23 (5 to 7:30 p.m.)

April 27 (5 to 7:30 p.m.)

May 25 (5 to 7:30 p.m.)

**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:

  • Enter for your visit and check in at our Guest Services desk.

  • Check the activity boards by the Guest Services desk to see special events throughout the day.

  • Review the building map and ask any questions to an Impression 5 team member.

  • Have fun!

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!