Join the hunt to win great prizes!

The university's only campus-wide student Instagram scavenger hunt is here!

Join the College of LSA and the U-M Museum of Natural History in a month-long Instagram scavenger hunt from October 14 - November 8, 2019! 

Compete to WIN one of three Grand Prizes, weekly loot boxes and prizes, or grab some museum swag just for participating! All current U-M students are eligible to play. Must have MCard to pick up prizes.

Grand Prizes

Drawing to be held during the the Student Night at the Museum of Natural History, November 15, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.

A private planetarium show for you and your 50 closest friends!

A custom, professional photo shoot in Michigan Stadium for you and a handful of your friends!

A behind-the-scenes tour of the U-M Museum of Paleontology collections for you and 5 friends!

Weekly Prizes

  • An exclusive loot box at a secret location
  • A drawing for 2 passes to a Planetarium & Dome Theater show. Three pairs of tickets awarded each week!

Participation Prize:

Dino swag

Good luck hunters! Let the competition begin!

This contest is sponsored by U-M College of Literature, Science and the Arts, and the U-M Museum of Natural History and is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

What does the U-M Museum of Natural History have for U-M undergraduate students?

Plenty!  Check out the student opportunities below.

Student Docents

Looking for a paid part-time job on campus? Want to spend more time at the museum with our friendly team of dinosaur enthusiasts? Click here to learn more about what it takes to be a student docent!

FREE Student Events

Each semester, the museum puts on an event just for students that includes trivia, scavenger hunts, contests, prizes, free food and more! Take a study break and come join us! Next event: Friday, November 15, 2019.

Student Membership

U-M students get an excellent discount on museum membership! For just $15 a year, you’ll get a free planetarium ticket (with discounts on all additional tickets), 10% off at Darwin’s café, and 20% savings at the Museum Store.

Student Showcase

Become more connected and discover what some of your fellow Wolverines have been working on. The Student Showcase features research being done by U-M students all across campus!