The Museum of Natural History is CLOSED until further notice.

The U-M Museum of Natural History takes the health and safety of our staff and community seriously. As a result of the rapidly changing coronavirus situation, the museum will be closed until further notice. Please watch this site for updates. 

Tours are about 30 minutes long and are limited to 15 people per tour group. Visitors of all ages are welcome.

 

Museum Highlights Tour

Get behind-the-scenes information about the Biological Sciences Building (the museum’s new home), and learn about some of our most exciting exhibits like the iconic mastodon couple, the Majungasaurus, and more. Along with learning about the past, this tour will take a step into the future and explore cutting-edge research being done in the Biological Sciences Building every day. 

 

Wonderful World of Whales Tour

Discover a world where prehistoric whales had four limbs and walked on land! Learn about how whales and dolphins made the transition from land back into the water as you examine specimens that were distant or direct ancestors to modern cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises).