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  • maapar
    Mount Pleasant, SC901 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Drove around this beautiful campus and admired how the university is such a part of the city. The buildings are in keeping with the surroundings . There was some construction going on at the stadium but still got to see the exterior.
    Written July 27, 2023
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  • Michael S
    Linden, Michigan, United States5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This place is electric and one of the top, if not the best stadium to watch college football in the US. Great place to visit and obtain lifetime memories.
    Written March 15, 2024
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  • Mike M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This tour by James Bardwell was an outstanding example of putting his scientific work out to the public to see, understand and marvel at the wonder in the sea that we hear about bur rarely are able to see. This tour was worth the trip the museum by itself but overall the natural science museum is exciting and informative as well as fun.
    Written September 23, 2023
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  • GECF60
    Australia16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Allow plenty of time to check out the exhibits. Well located and an easy walk from most other attractions in Ann Arbor. Well worth a visit.
    Written October 23, 2023
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  • Eunhee K
    Seoul, South Korea11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Whenever I visited Ann Arbor, I go there. It is so beautiful and tranquil. Its atmosphere reminds us of Oxford. The other gem is its library. You should visit.
    Written January 22, 2023
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  • Melissa B
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Last time we were there, we spent about 4-5 hours there, even though the conservatories were closed. We walked about 5 miles around some of the trails and the outdoor gardens. There's a kid's garden, a few large central gardens, a bonsai garden, and lots of trails outside. There's also a picnic area. Inside there are I believe 3 conservatories. We hope to go back this weekend to see those and to take another trail walk. It's only $5 to park for the whole day. Obviously what plants are in bloom are going to depend on the time of year, but they have a lot of plants and flowers that bloom all spring and summer long. It's a beautiful place. If you don't intend to use the trails, it probably would only take 1-2 hours walking around the main "attractions" if you take your time.
    Written April 20, 2023
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  • James A
    Windsor, Canada18,751 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Main Street is the main part of the city and the biggest draw I would say. It’s very nice and have a lot of shops, restaurants and coffee houses. My personal favourite is Vault of Midnight. It you love comics that’s where you go to buy/read them. Palio is on this strip and it’s amazing Italian food
    Written December 17, 2023
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  • LotsaTraveling
    Stony Brook, NY381 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A relative recommended this museum while we were visiting Ann Arbor and we were glad we went to see it. The museum is nicely arranged in two main sections -- an original building and a modern one. The collection that is displayed is manageable to see in several hours and have time to read the information about the works. There are a number of paintings by well known artists in the original building including several that I didn't recall seeing or hearing of before, so they were interesting to see. In the modern building, there was a fascinating sculpture made of musical instruments. The Korean ceramic and art collection was also very impressive. Over all, we had a very enjoyable afternoon at the museum. Parking was easy using the meters right in front of the building but that may have been because classes weren't in session when we were there.
    Written July 2, 2023
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  • Sheri C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What an amazing experience for my grandson- he loved ever minute of his visit and then wanted to go back to his favorite “experiments” . The water jets and the air propulsion bottle rockets were his favorites! Bought a year long pass as I know we will go back soon!
    Written April 13, 2023
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  • James A
    Windsor, Canada18,751 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you’re in Ann Arbor you’re likely a student, faculty or tourist I think. If you’re in Kerrytown you’re going to the market or Zingerman’s most likely but there is heaps of things to do. Check it out. And go to Zingermans for lunch
    Written December 17, 2023
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  • EvaLou
    Flint, MI110 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We are a family who loves animals. We drove an hour to get here and it did not disappoint! Although small, we spent two hours here and watched two shows. The one at 2 pm featured a skunk, beaded lizard and vulture. The show at 3 featured a coyote. They will be featuring animals from Australia next month so we want to visit during Spring Break.

    The man who gave the talks was very interesting and gave very useful facts about the animals. We will definitely be back!
    Written February 18, 2024
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  • Kathy D
    Ann Arbor, MI171 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Or run or bike or roller blade. The loop is 3 miles and there are interior paths to go off on. They have cross country skiing trails also in the winter.
    Written April 20, 2020
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