Michigan Science Center is at 5020 John R. St. at Warren Ave. in the midtown cultural center. The center features more than 200 hands-on exhibits, an IMAX dome theater, a planetarium, Kids Town (for pint-sized scientists), live science programs and demonstrations. The museum regularly hosts large special exhibitions as well.
Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$14; $11 (ages 2-12 and 60+). Science center and one IMAX or planetarium show $20; $17 (ages 2-12 and 60+). Science center and IMAX and planetarium $24; $21 (ages 2-12 and 60+). Additional IMAX show or planetarium $6 each. Locker rental 50c.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. noon-6, mid-June through Labor Day; Wed.-Fri. 10-3, Sat. 10-6, Sun. noon-6, rest of year. Closed July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.