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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
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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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Great Place for my sons

Even on 1/2 off admission MLK Jr. Day (its really busy) my boys love this place. Lots of really great hands-on exhibits. Being able to bring in our lunches and having elevators... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ryan D
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even on 1/2 off admission MLK Jr. Day (its really busy) my boys love this place. Lots of really great hands-on exhibits. Being able to bring in our lunches and having elevators for the stroller is nice too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This isn't nearly the size of the Detroit Science Center, but there's still fun on offer here. I went with three other adults and two children (ages 12 and 4) and the kids loved it. I myself enjoyed playing with the kids with the giant pile of bricks. It was affordable and clean, and only one of the displays was... More 

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Thank Kristen C
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kids love it. Lots and exhibitions and hands-on activities. My son enjoyed it when he was young and volunteered to help there when he was in middle school.

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Ann Arbor MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family has had a membership to the Ann Arbor hands on museum for more than 10 years. It's great for gray, cold days with no snow and a couple of hours to just cheer up a couple of kids. From the big piano and giant bubble ring to the ambulance and water tables, there's plenty of play for all.

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Thank Thelaurentide
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go there all the time when I was younger. It is very educational and fun and is easy to get to. It is so great for kids.

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Thank LOLSMILEY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful facility with excellent hands on displays! Interesting things for all ages. Many hours of entertainment.

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Thank Caleb S
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hands-On Museum is nominally for children, but the fact is that it's design and elements are so wonderfully inventive and engaging that it's hard to imagine anyone not having fun. Truly a unique experience.

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Thank Eric G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ann Arbor Hands Museum is an educational children's museum that does fascinate all ages. The visitors interact with science exhibits and physics exhibits. They really have fun and it is difficult to tell them it is time to go. It is not inexpensive, but worth it. The price is, I think, $12 for all.

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Thank jmrjcr
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I have been coming to the hands on museum since I was a kid. I loved it! and I still love it lots and lots of science fun and HANDS ON

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Thank Ellen M
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

There is plenty to do and see and it just so happens to be age appropriate for children of all ages. I would have loved it if they had a proper cafeteria inside though, or at least allowed for outside lunches to be brought in.

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