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Cranbrook Institute of Science

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Science & Archaeology Calls!

I loved the 'Rocks & Minerals' Collection ... rich in diverse, unique specimens. I also liked the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Amazing Small Gem of a Museum

I've had a "Grandparents" membership for the last several years. It is only 1.5 miles from my home... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I loved the 'Rocks & Minerals' Collection ... rich in diverse, unique specimens. I also liked the 'Fossil' samples and the 'Story of Us' section. Quite compelling!

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

I've had a "Grandparents" membership for the last several years. It is only 1.5 miles from my home. I can always count on my grandkids being fascinated by the permanent exhibits. And the new Dinosaur Dig exhibit was tons of fun for them, ages 14,...More

1  Thank radloffelaine
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I recently visited the Farmington Hills area and this came up on a search of places to see that was not too far away. I am so happy that I visited--this tiny museum packs in a variety of exhibits that are well laid out and...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited for the Rome exhibit, it was very interesting, not as much stuff as the Egyptian one but still neat. The lady in the gift shop was extremely helpful and nice!! And very informative!! We spent almost an hour in the store looking at the...More

Thank MS_downriver
Reviewed April 4, 2018

The museum was very nice and provided fun for the family for a few hours but was overpriced and even if the website says children 12 and under are free THEY ARE NOT. We were charged $10 per child and they were 10 & 11...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

for a small museum, they have a great collection. If you visit on not cold days, the sorounding gardens and fountains are very nice and relaxint, highly recomended to visit.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Well my new boss highly recommended this place, and now I do! It's a small, yet fun and informative place that tells about the Native Americans, MI wildlife, dinosaurs, interactive play, and much more. It has a parking garage a short walk from the building,...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I visited Cranbrook Institute of Science last weekend. We loved it. It is excellent place. My kids loved it and I learned a lot from different exhibits. We spend three hours but need more time to fully appreciate what this place offers. we will be...More

1  Thank khanmk
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

I've been to the science museum several times having grown up in the area. The gem/ mineral connection is still awesome to see as well as an of the shows really at the planetarium. I did feel like the hands on exhibits have become a...More

1  Thank J F
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Although admission is a bit pricey it is well worth it. The exhibits, both permanent and temporary are full of fun, informational, and interactive features right on Cranbrook's beautiful campus. The traveling Chocolate exhibit was really neat, featuring interesting facts and history about the sweet...More

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It depends on which part of the campus you are visiting...