Category Archives: museum

Visiting the New UM Museum of Natural History – Activity Review

University of Michigan Museum of Natural History - Pumas Guards the Entrance

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History re-opened in their new building on April 14, 2019. Most of the museum is open now. The rest of the museum opens in November 2019. Check out this video of our visit: UM Museum of Natural History Current Exhibits Mastodons As you enter the museum the mastodons greet you. This museum is […]

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Kelsey Museum of Archaeology- Wednesday Activity Review

Ann Arbor Kelsey Museum of Archaeology - Looking at Masks

This review of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Did you know that University of Michigan has it’s own Museum of Archaeology? The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology on the University of Michigan campus focuses on archaeology from the Mediterranean region. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology The museum is not large. It is focused […]

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New Dental Exhibit Coming to AAHOM

AAHOM Chew on This! Delta Dental Mascot

Delta Dental is partnering with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum to create a new exhibit on Dental Health. The exhibit will explore the differences between animal and dental teeth.  Disclosure: Ann Arbor with Kids receives compensation for sales through Amazon links. Thank you for your support by shopping through these links. Learn more about the upcoming exhibit in the press […]

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Visit Yankee Air Museum

Yankee Air Museum

This morning we visited the Yankee Air Museum for the first time since Memorial Day 2013.  About the Yankee Air Museum The Yankee Air Museum originally opened at Willow Run Airport in 1981. After a damaging fire in 2004, it reopened in it’s current building in 2010. The Museum is currently fundraising to Save the Bomber Plant. They have acquired […]

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AAHOM’s My Turn Program Returns for a Second Year

My Turn Community - Quiet Room Setup at AAHOM

Last year the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum introduced the My Turn program. My Turn is a program designed for families with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Once a month, it gives these families a chance to visit local venues such as museums, performances, and nature. During My Turn events, the venues are less crowded and quiet rooms are available with sensory friendly […]

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