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Address: 1831 Traver Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1240
Phone Number: 734 997 1553
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Nice walk with exciting views of birds of prey

The grounds of Leslie Science Center are nice for a walk and while there take a look at the birds of prey in large cages. Each cage has an informational sign that educates you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
TravelFan48105
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds of Leslie Science Center are nice for a walk and while there take a look at the birds of prey in large cages. Each cage has an informational sign that educates you about the birds. Many can't be released back into the wild because of injuries, therefore they are kept in a protected environment. From Leslie Science Center... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On top of the hill you of paths you will find an amazing array of birds of prey habitats. They are off a beaten path, but don't let that fool you, you will find yourself only a couple feet from Michigans most amazing birds of prey including an eagle! We went on a Sunday so the critter house was close,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a peaceful learning center of nature. Lovely trails to walk, animals to learn about. A few Birds are caged, including an eagle while they await to be released into the wild.

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Thank USA-Traveler56
Los Angeles, California
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379 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

The LSC houses a number of raptors and birds of prey (a bald eagle, a peregrine falcon, a hawk, a couple turkey vultures, and several different kinds of owls), and the caretakers seem to do a good job there. The grounds were well-kept, and I guess it depends on the time of year you go as to what you'll see... More 

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Troy, Ohio
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57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

My significant other and I went here on a Wednesday morning before heading home from Ann Arbor. This place reminds me a lot of a nature center I lived near and went to a couple of times for field trips in elementary school. Unfortunately, most of the buildings were locked so the only animals we could see were the raptors... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I loved learning about all the beautiful birds as owls are my favorite but were a bit bummed that the buildings closed at two. Look forward to checking it out again at an earlier time of the day.

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Thank Hayley B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Come out to the Science center, whether you are young or old, and learn something new! Remember your childhood, and bring along some kids, so you don't feel left out of the crafts projects!

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Chelmsford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Leslie S&NC is a nice place to hold a kids birthday party. We have had our own kids parties here, and attended several others. The children (approx 4-7yrs) always enjoy themselves. The different themed parties can sometimes feel very similar, but they are still enjoyable. You also get the benefit of an indoor venue plus some outdoor fun. Guides are... More 

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Thank LizM01
Rockford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

my grand daughters love to go to the Owl Zoo their favorite is the Great Horned Owl! we have been there many times when visiting from out of town, it is a great time filler for busy kids and it doesn't require a TV screen, we are outdoors & enjoying what God has created!

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Thank john G
Clemmons, North Carolina
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108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I went here when the main part of the center was closed, but you can still walk around outside and see the raptors in their cages. The center has done some great work rescuing many different birds of prey, including eagles, falcons, and owls. The signs outside their cages give you a lot of information about the bird species, the... More 

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