Skip to Content

Museum of Natural History

Recent News

More than 13M U-M Museum Specimens Moving to State-of-the-Art Facility

"The move of the museum collections to Varsity Drive is happening while U-M's new Biological Sciences Building is under construction on a central-campus site adjacent to Ruthven."

U-M museum reaches crowdfunding goal for mammoth remains exhibit

"The museum raised funds last year to hire an expert to develop the Bristle Mammoth exhibit. Remains of the mammoth were discovered in October by Lima Township farmer Jim Bristle..."

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.

Be A Victor

We strive to support the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, UMMNH needs you—because the world needs Victors.