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Museum of Natural History

Recent News

U-M Museum of Natural History Wants to Hear about Your Memories

Campaign kicks off transition from the Ruthven Museums Building to new location.

Museum Board Chair Establishes Endowment Fund

Andrea Larsen Scott donates $50,000 to establish The Larsen Family Exhibit Endowment Fund.


The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History offers an array of educational programs and exhibits for both campus and community. Check out our Calendar of Events and Public Programs for things to do. Four floors of exhibits include the largest display of dinosaurs in Michigan, Michigan wildlife, anthropology, geology, and several changing exhibits. The Planetarium will transport you to the furthest reaches of space. School and community groups enjoy programs guided by U-M student docents. The Museum also provides a window into cutting-edge U-M science research.