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Arts & Museums
This living history museum located within a pioneer Classic Revival Michigan farm house depicts early Ann Arbor settler life and the past rural life in Washtenaw County. A 100 year old log cabin is also on site.
Originally donated by Frederick Stearns in 1899, this musical collections now features over 2,000 musical instruments and is one of the largest and most distinctive collections in the world. Located in the Vesta Mills Gallery, they are open Monday through Friday.
Over 100 years of traditions, spirit, and history of the University of Michigan athletes are displayed at this museum. Also included are displays and stories of Michigan athletes in Big Ten Championship competitions and as part of the Rose Bowl.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art exhibits collections which include masterpieces that are 150 years old. Visit the museum to see classic and contemporary collections from Africa, Asia, America, Europe, and the Middle East. The museum plays an important role in restoring art, and also works at the conservation of rare paintings. Admission is free, though a USD5 donation is encouraged.
Located in one of the oldest buildings on the University of Michigan campus, this museum features artifacts from excavations in the Mediterranean and Near East plus exhibits including pottery, glass, and inscriptions from Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East. The museum is open daily except for Mondays.
Known for its outstanding collection of fossils including the largest dinosaur display in Michigan, this natural history museum also features a mastodon skeleton from Owosso and the world's most comprehensive display on whale evolution. The museum also hosts occasional photography and fine art exhibits. A planetarium on site features seven to eight public shows per year. A gift shop is on site.
Established in 1981, the Yankee Air Museum is a cool place to visit. Unfortunately, a fire in 2007 burned most of the original collection and eight planes that were on display here. However, after six years, they opened their doors to public again with more colorful displays and artifacts. If you're lucky you may be able to ride in one of the vintage World War II bombers! At an admission price of $5, Yankee Air Museum makes for an interesting visit.
Ann Arbor history and Victorian lifestyles and landscapes from 1850 to 1910 are depicted in this Greek Revival house museum. Weekend and group tours are available by arrangement as well as step-on guides for bus tours.
Located throughout the University of Michigan Hospitals, these galleries feature changing exhibits by Michigan artists. In addition, this comprehensive enrichment program features weekly programs in music, theatre, and dance. The exhibits and programs are open to the public.
New works by guild members and community artists are showcased at this gallery with exhibits changing monthly. They also host the popular and highly acclaimed Summer Art Fair.
This interactive science museum offers over 250 interactive exhibits that make science fun for children and adults of all ages. Traveling exhibits, educational programs, and outreach programs are offered. Looking for a fun and different place to have a party or meeting? --- this just might be the perfect place!
Learn about natural and environmental education at this wonderful center on 50 acres of fields, woods, and prairies in Ann Arbor. A feature of the site is the Nature House, a unique building that was created to demonstrate efficient use of resources including photovoltaic arrays, composting toilets, and a grey water planting bed.