• Evening Workshops

    Want to dive deeply into specific topics? Join us for an Evening Workshop! Explore a variety of science concepts through hands-on activities, interactive demos, and experiments in a small group setting. Topics vary from stop-motion animation to computer programming to engineering – there’s sure to be something that piques your interest!

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Evening Workshops

Ups and Downs of Roller Coasters - July 28, 2016 from 5:30-7pm

Become amusement park designers for an evening! Kids and parents engineer a roller coaster by combining loops, turns and hills into the wildest ride you can imagine. Experience the physics and challenges of roller coaster design as your marble zooms down the track -- but make sure it doesn't fall off! Adults -- be ready to jump in and engineer right alongside the kids. Register now!

All family members must purchase a ticket for the program. Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members

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3D Printing Design for Kids - Aug 11, 2016 from 6-7:30pm

In this 90 minute workshop, we will learn the basics of TinkerCad, a free online 3D design program and explore 3D creations. Discover the logic behind designing for 3D printers and create your own design. You will need to bring a laptop to the workshop! All 3D designs will be printed within 2 weeks of the program and will be yours to keep. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. An adult is required to stay in the building and their admission to the Museum is included in the ticket cost. Pre-registration is required.  Register now!

Participants must bring their own laptop or request to use one of ours. Please fill out our Contact Us form (choose Evening Workshops as the Department) if you would like to inquire about the availability of a laptop prior to registering for the event.

Ages: 10 and up

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Kids in the Kitchen - Aug 18, 2016 from 6:30-7:30pm

Kids entering grades 1-5 can join the Junior League of Ann Arbor for Healthy Eating From Head to Toe, an evening workshop as part of the Kids in the Kitchen program. Do science experiments focused on body systems, make a nutritious snack, and play games. An adult is required to stay in the building and their admission is included in the ticket cost. Preregistration is required: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Register now!

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3D Printing Design for Adults - Aug 25, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm

In this 90 minute workshop, you will learn the basics of TinkerCad, a free online 3D design program and explore 3D creations. Discover the logic behind designing for 3D printers and create your own design. You will need to bring a laptop to the workshop! All 3D designs will be printed within a week of the program and will be yours to keep. Pre-registration is required: $15 members, $20 non-members. Register today!

Participants must bring their own laptop or request to use one of ours. Please fill out our Contact Us form (choose Evening Workshops as the Department) if you would like to inquire about the availability of a laptop prior to registering for the event.

Ages 18+

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734.995.5439
220 E. Ann St. 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Museum Hours:

Monday: 10 - 5
Tuesday: 9 - 5
Wednesday: 10 - 5
Thursday: 10 - 8
Friday: 10 - 5
Saturday:  10 - 5
Sunday: Noon - 5

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Admission:
$12 for Adults and Children
$5 after 5pm on Thurs only
Free for Babies 0-23 months