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Museum of Natural History

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

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

U-M Museum of Natural History Shares Plans and Celebrations for New Museum

Visitors can expect changes as the Museum prepares to move to new location in 2019


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.