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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

220 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1445
+1 734-995-5439
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Nice children's museum

We took our grandchildren to this museum twice. We all enjoyed the visit. There are hands on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Orion, MI
Membership allows for repetitive visits to this gem at a great rate!

Bought a membership for my kids so I could take my granddaughter here when she has overnights at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum, featuring engaging exhibits in subjects like psychology, the media and health.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (56 reviews)
“preschool room” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
220 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1445
+1 734-995-5439
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our grandchildren to this museum twice. We all enjoyed the visit. There are hands on activities for all ages. There is a small area to eat your lunch if you bring your own. We would recommend it to others and we would come...More

Thank Pegleg96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bought a membership for my kids so I could take my granddaughter here when she has overnights at our place. Grandparents are an included perk of that membership and well worth it. My granddaughter and I love our visits here... so much for kids/adults all...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you have little people just learning to walk or preteens interested in science, this place is a great experience for all ages!

Thank heart2travel8610
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit! It had some nice things to offer. Not too big but big enough. I recommend it if you have young children.

Thank Mumaiz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We take our grandchildren, ages 1 to 11, and they all love it. We do too! Its a place where the adults won't be bored. We remember when this was a fledgling museum decades ago. It keep getting better. Many innovative displays.

Thank Momma_B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a small activity place with staff very attentive to keeps kids interested in various things. It serves as a good resource for young children to keep their interest in science and things to do. It had a place for us to sit and...More

Thank msr345
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I'm originally from Ann Arbor but have been living in Europe for over 18 years. My family and I come back to Ann Arbor every summer. For the past seven or eight years we've visited AA Hands-On. We started when we only had two small...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A rainy day favorite for us. Close to home, with exhibits being changed enough to keep it interesting. There's always a water part so maybe an extra shirt for the young ones, it's come in handy for me more than once. The gift shop is...More

Thank Ally O
Reviewed 8 August 2017

You cannot see it all in one visit - so every visit is new and different. We go once a week and love it.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've been here at least a half dozen times with my three kids. They always find lots to discover and do. I like that it introduces a lot of science in a fun way, with lots of stations devoted to magnets, electricity, and other mechanical...More

Thank Rick M
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Pete K
26 May 2017|
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Response from Connie P | Reviewed this property |
Try the Washington/4th structure first choice or Ann/Ashley next they are a short walk; and the kids can alway use more exercise. .and "build up" the excitement about the museum.
30 September 2015|
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Response from Carrie C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. It is a great place for 2-7 years old and you will find yourself returning for more.