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Leslie Science Center

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

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Quiet learning center

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank USA-Traveler56
Los Angeles, California
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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 

Thank Brittany_11_10
Troy, Ohio
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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 

1 Thank BioAnthroNerd11
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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.

Thank Hayley B
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21 reviews
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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!

1 Thank Susette D
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

Thank LizM01
Rockford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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!

Thank john G
Clemmons, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 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 

Thank Andrei S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Wonder raptor exhibits with knowledgeable staff and excellent age based programs. There camps are educational and interactive. The kids are learning and come home exhausted after great day. I would give this place 10 stars if I could!

Thank Colleen H
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My daughter loves this place! The staff is outstanding as well. I tried to get a last min birthday party...completely my fault! Katie, office manager, tried to accommodate us. Again my fault! I send a HUGE thank you to her for trying and making suggestions! We will still be there on our own and return many times!

Thank Lauren B

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