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Cranbrook Institute of Science

39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5162
+1 248-645-3200
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excelent museum in the miidle of bloomfield hills

for a small museum, they have a great collection. If you visit on not cold days, the sorounding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BHMITraveler
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Birmingham, Michigan
Quaint lil museum and so fun!

Well my new boss highly recommended this place, and now I do! It's a small, yet fun and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JenBell1969
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Detroit, Michigan
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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average7%
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“all ages” (12 reviews)
“great museum” (6 reviews)
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39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

for a small museum, they have a great collection. If you visit on not cold days, the sorounding gardens and fountains are very nice and relaxint, highly recomended to visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well my new boss highly recommended this place, and now I do! It's a small, yet fun and informative place that tells about the Native Americans, MI wildlife, dinosaurs, interactive play, and much more. It has a parking garage a short walk from the building,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Cranbrook Institute of Science last weekend. We loved it. It is excellent place. My kids loved it and I learned a lot from different exhibits. We spend three hours but need more time to fully appreciate what this place offers. we will be...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I've been to the science museum several times having grown up in the area. The gem/ mineral connection is still awesome to see as well as an of the shows really at the planetarium. I did feel like the hands on exhibits have become a...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Although admission is a bit pricey it is well worth it. The exhibits, both permanent and temporary are full of fun, informational, and interactive features right on Cranbrook's beautiful campus. The traveling Chocolate exhibit was really neat, featuring interesting facts and history about the sweet...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went for the Egyptian King Tut Exit in May and absolute loved it!! The amount of artifacts and the set-up was beautiful. Took lots of pictures, we also went for two different shows in the planetarium that was great too. Can't wait to go back...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderfull natural history museum on spectacular grounds. Have extensive minerals collection and planetarium with music shows

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The exhibits are good, though a bit outdated perhaps - other than the rotating one which costs more. The staff, however, are the warmest I've ever encountered at a science museum.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There are wonderful and intriguing exhibits. The planetarium is a must. We always enjoy the mineral exhibits. It is perfect for pre-teens and especially the 4-9 year olds.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Never heard of the Cranbrook institute. Recommended by a friend at the hotel so off we went. This is a prep school tucked away on some of the most beautiful grounds we've ever seen. Went to see the Institute of science. Not large but packed...More

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