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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

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Address: 220 East Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone Number: 734 995 5439
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum...
Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum, featuring engaging exhibits in subjects like psychology, the media and health.
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Hands on Museum

It was an exciting place for children of all ages, Our 19 mo.old enjoyed it however a place for hands on for young toddlers were somewhat limited. But children 4 and up was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It was an exciting place for children of all ages, Our 19 mo.old enjoyed it however a place for hands on for young toddlers were somewhat limited. But children 4 and up was great

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Our family had a membership for many years there. I'd say ages 10-12 is when it got a bit young for our kids. If it's your first time and spending a few hours, even your Tweens will find something to do. There are engineering, techie and medical exhibits to name a few. Spend the morning or the day, you won't... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Visited this museum on vacation. Both of our kids love to push buttons, and were not disappointed. There is a lot to do, and a lot of hands on activities. It was geared toward younger kids, but ours still had fun.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is our second visit- a must do kids museum! So many interesting displays for kids to splash, pedal, throw, spin etc. Loads of activity to cover all age groups and the adults were all joining in and learning as well! An annual pass would be a sure purchase if we were locals!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a great place to take the kids to play when you need a break. Many learning experiences and opportunities. The preschool area is perfect for the little ones to play without being run over by the bigger kids. We love the third and fourth floors, they are usually pretty empty and we get the whole place to ourselves.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited with a 1 and 3 year old. They loved the preschool room. It looked very new. They had a ball machine, water table with animal toys, fire truck, climbing structure, blocks and more. We even got in free with our reciprocal museum membership from our home town.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Cute museum for kids in the heart of Ann Arbor. Makes a great activity for a rainy day when the little ones are bored.

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This place has the best preschool kids area I've seen. Many fun things for little ones to do, but the Toyota Rube Goldberg machine with balls is spectacular! The rest of the museum looks interesting for older kids, but we didn't spend too much time there to tell. Can't wait to go back. Parking is a bit of a pain.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

All the children in my life have always been taken to this museum. The displays are fun but most are also educational. The activity can give hours of pleasure and the adults are challenged by the displays almost as often as the kids are.

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We took my 14-month old grandson to this place and it was wonderful. He had a grand time and we spent a lot of time in the under 4 years place. He loved the moving balls. He felt like he owned the place and didn't want to leave.

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Additional Information about Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Address: 220 East Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone Number: 734 995 5439
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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