The U-M Museum of Natural History welcomed more than 200,000 visitors in the first 11 months the museum was open prior to the pandemic. The museum provides a targeted audience interested in the natural sciences and is an excellent venue in which to develop public outreach programs and to display findings.
The Museum of Natural History staff work closely with faculty to develop exhibits showcasing their research and teaching.
Exhibit opportunities include:
Recent projects include:
Recent projects have included a dance performance, guest speakers, and artisan workshops
Faculty may conduct visitor research projects at the Museum of Natural History with IRB and Museum Director approval. A current example is a visitor study associated with the NSF-funded "Explore Evolution" exhibit conducted by U-M Research Scientist E. Margaret Evans.
To discuss your project ideas please contact one of the museum staff below:
Assistant Director for Exhibits
If it is a good fit, plan to meet with Museum staff to work out the details.