May 2023

Trilobite Treasures: Arthropods of the Ancient Seas | Opens May 31!

Families of all ages will enjoy being transported back in time to 250 to 500 million years ago to the prehistoric life of the ancient seas when arthropods were plentiful. This unique exhibition explores the life and death of these fine Paleozoic creatures that once roamed the Earth during the Cambrian period, commonly known as the Age of Trilobites.

Features of the exhibit include actual trilobite specimens, charts, posters, artifacts, models, and interactive activities that tells the story of the ancient world of the Paleozoic seas.

Tickets to Trilobite Treasures are $3 for adults who are non-members and $2 for all Institute of Science Standard Members. Children 2-12 and individuals 65+ are $1 each. Enhanced members and children under 2 are free. Non-members must also pay general museum admission.

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International Tea Day | May 21 | 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm

Tea, perhaps with a dash of sugar, has been a part of many of our lives for centuries. Join Cameron Wood as he explores the sometimes tragic saga of how tea with sugar became a world-wide culinary staple. Presentations are FREE with general admission. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Summer Camp Staff | Now Hiring!

Looking for a summer job or know someone who is? We’re hiring summer camp staff. Our summer camps will provide you with a rewarding experience to work with curious children as they explore science and learn through doing.

We offer competitive pay, and this is a great opportunity for college-aged students looking to work with kids over summer break, and anyone who is looking to make an impact on the next generation of science enthusiasts.

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Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801

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