"Engaging Youth and families to discover through interactive exhibits and learning opportunities."

Exhibits

The museum offers a variety of opportunities through its hands-on exhibits which were ALL DESIGNED BY KIDS for everyone.  Hundreds of children were taken through over twenty design processes (called Design-o-saurus participatory design processes) resulting in unique and whimsical exhibit designs not found in any other museum.

Exhibit halls include The World of Science and Nature, The Incredible Journey, OVer the Air and Micro Society. Exhibits are being updated, maintained and new ones added constantly!

Little mechanics will learn about engines in a fun way in our Cloverland Car Garage exhibit. This exhibit is named after the actual car dealership that was located in the Museum building long ago. Fuel up and take a ride, work on the engine puzzle or check out the real engine cutaway.

Let your imagination soar in the Over the Air exhibit hall! Pilot an actual airplane and communicate with traffic control. Forecast the weather live on Tv, or broadcast from the studio of Radio UPCM!

Dig up some ore in the Wonderground exhibit!

Lizards, Turtles and Snakes! Oh my!! We have an array of fun animals to share! From geckos, to lizards and bearded dragons, to turtles the size of your head and snakes as long as your body! Come and see them all!

THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY BODY EXHIBIT IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR A FABULOUS “FACE LIFT!” THE REST OF THE EXHIBITS ARE OPEN FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT.

DONORS HELP ‘GUT’ MUSEUM EXHIBIT!!!!

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We recently invited some generous donors to take some of the first hammer swings in connection with the “gutting” of the Incredible Journey Body Exhibit. We are starting a major “facelift” of the exhibit. In the photo from left to right are Molly Britz, museum floor facilitator; Erica Griffin, representing the Bariatrics and Metabolic Institute; Carolyn, a Museum guardian volunteer; Boli Soderberg, representing dermatologist Dr. Milton Soderberg; Nheena Weyer Ittner, Museum director; Jim LaJoie of the Superior Health Foundation; Gail Anthony of the Marquette County Community Foundation; Marquette Lions Club member Elmer Moisio; and Gary Gustufson of the Upper Peninsula Health Plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


U.P. Childrens Museum

Calendar Of Events

 Kid Bizness Open House

On Wednesday, June 10th 

From 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m

Our Kid Bizness program will be having an open house.  

Come and be a young entrepreneur!  Learn about the program

and get involved. 

For more information call the museum at 1-906-226-3911 

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Second Thursday Creativity Series

CAMPING FUN!!!

Thursday, June 11th from 5:30-7:30

There will be camping themed activities, creative snacks, Culver’s Frozen Custard and live music. 

Free With Admission or Membership

Every Thursday is Domino’s pizza night. Call the museum by 5:30 p.m. to order a one topping medium for $6 (includes tip) to be delivered to the museum. 906-226-3911

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

All Fathers get in free on Sunday, June 21st.

12:00-5:00

Our Father’s Day present to all the great dads out there!

Bring the kiddos and come in and play!

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Join Us!  Training for New Members!

Pizza and Treats will be served!

Monday, June 22nd

11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Training will take place at the Children’s Museum in the 8-18 Media News Bureau

8-18 Media is a journalism and leadership program for kids ages 8-18.  The Program is free and there is no academic prerequisite to join.  Pre-registration is appreciated.  Call the U.P. Children’s Museum at 226-7874 or email 818mediaupcm@gmail.com for more information.

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Thank you MCACA For Your Support!!!!

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MAY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Great Turtle Toy Store

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GREAT TURTLE TOYS

 

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PARTNERING IN FUN!!!!

Great Turtle Toys of Mackinac Island has moved into our front entrance.  They offer an amazing variety of fun and educational toys.  There are books, games, stuffed animals, and much, much more!!! AND kites!  Lots and lots of fantastic kites!

They also offer a

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Bring your child in to pick out items for their Birthday and your gift givers receive 10% off purchase!

 Are you having your child’s birthday party at the Museum? Let your guests know they only have to make one stop!

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