The Detroit Children’s Museum is celebrating National Chemistry Week Oct. 19-22 with hands-on activities throughout the week and a “Chemistry Magic” demonstration on Saturday from 12:30-1:30pm.
Field trips, outreach, scout and birthday programs are available throughout the year.
The Children’s Museum, a partnership between Detroit Public Schools and the Detroit Science Center, has long been one of Detroit’s cultural gems.
Now part of the Detroit Science Center experience, the Children’s Museum, which is owned by DPS and operated by the Science Center as part of a ten-year agreement, features a collection of more than 100,000 artifacts ranging from dinosaur bones to dioramas, masks, costumes and dolls from around the world, an extensive collection of rocks, fossils and crystals, and more. The museum also includes a “touch the stars” planetarium, Live, Learn, Play Center, Science All Around gallery, Travel through History gallery, Up North exhibit gallery and other hands-on art and activity stations.
The Detroit Children’s Museum is located at 6134 Second Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
Wednesday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday – Tuesday – Closed
Admission: $5 for ages 13 and up; $3 for children 2-12. Children under 2 are free.