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KBTB2002 wrote a review Feb 2020
Lake Orion, Michigan6 contributions7 helpful votes
This is a review by Kennedy who is my 8 year old daughter! Cranbrook Institute of Science is best for young and old and is really fun! You can learn about history, rocks, dinosaurs, robots, and planets. You an also learn about water, dig for dino bones, and learn about mammoths! Best for kids 4 and up!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Brian A wrote a review Feb 2020
22 contributions2 helpful votes
Very out going staff. Take your kids here for an educational and fun afternoon. It's on several floors. The only complaint I have, it's some what hard to find
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Departure52014843051 wrote a review Oct 2019
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This is a destination for all ages. My grandkids truly enjoy visit after visit. The Dinosaur hands on annex is a great place for the kids to feel truly special and enjoy hands on... the gift shop is fairly priced and well stocked with educational items... and the snack shop serves good coffee
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Norma W wrote a review Oct 2019
Columbus, Georgia1,346 contributions205 helpful votes
My husband and I visited while in the area. Nice museum with lots to see. Enjoyed the dinosaurs and taxidermy. Friendly front-desk employees. Liked what was on the outside as well :)
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Cynthiacaterer wrote a review Aug 2019
Seattle, Washington5 contributions1 helpful vote
I grew up in this area so I am always excited to come back and see what is happening at Cranbrook. The science museum is full of interesting exhibits and a couple of years ago we visit the Bat Room and learned a lot from the knowledgeable staff and caretaker/scientists. Walk the grounds and visit the Institute of Art. Fabulous exhibits and iconic art throughout the area. If you are lucky and are visiting the area on the correct weekend, check out the Lawrence Institute's 1 time a month tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright, The Affleck House. If you can, and you should, look up the book by a native Michigan writer, Michael Hodges, Building the Modern World- Albert Kahn in Detroit . You will be inspired to visit these iconic buildings that are just 20 minutes or so away. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal had a fun 3 day guide to visiting Detroit.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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