We are looking at ways we can share the museum experience virtually during our closure including science-related activities you can do with your children at home.

We invite you to follow us on social media to stay up to date on ways to enjoy the museum while we’re closed.


9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 8 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday 9 am - 5 pm


University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Biological Sciences Building
1105 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1085
Phone: 734-764-0478 Email: ummnh.info@umich.edu
School and Group Entrance

Holiday Closings: Memorial Day, May 25; Independence Day, July 3 & 4 ; Labor Day, September 7; Thanksgiving Day, November 26 (open November 27); Christmas Eve, December 24; Christmas Day, December 25; New Year's Eve, December 31; New Year's Day, January 1







Become a member today for access to invitation-only events, exhibit previews, and discounts on paid attractions and amenities — including 20% off in the museum store!


Check our upcoming events page for information about events, lab chats, demos and more!


Exhibits tell the story of our world and what we know about it. Visit iconic specimens from the old museum, touch real specimens, and use our high-tech tools to take an even closer look!

Summer Camp

Camp Explorations is a hands-on, interactive, science-focused summer camp program for ages 4-12. Registration is now open.




Inspire curiosity in your students! Choose newly designed student programs available onsite or bring our programs right into your classroom!

Sign-Up for E-News

Be the among the first to know what's going on at the museum by signing up to receive news and information about the museum.

Weekends at UMMNH

In addition to the great exhibits and the Planetarium & Dome Theater, weekends at the museum include a number of other science-focused activities!

Science in the Forum

The new Science Forum brings visitors face-to-face with scientists, providing an informal space for scientist presentations, films, discussions, and more!