• 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!

GameStart Minecraft Workshops

  • Registration is now open for April workshops.  For May workshops, registration begins April 24th for Museum members and April 27th for non-members.
  • Registration is online only; no registrations will be accepted over the phone.
  • Click the link at the end of each description to register!

Cost:

  • $20 per child for Museum members.  Please enter your member number (located on your membership card) during checkout to get the member price.  Not a member?  Click here to join today!
  • $25 per child for non-members

Have any questions?  Call us at (734) 995-5439 or fill out our Contact Us form.

Evening Workshops

Minecraft Bridge Breakers - April 23, 2015, 5:45pm-6:45pm

Learning how to build a bridge is great, but it’s also important to know how to break it. We will use Redstone (electronic circuitry within Minecraft) to set off TNT in order to effectively demolish a bridge.

Ages 6-8. Note: participants must have an adult stay in the building for duration of workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting February 9th for Museum Members and February 10th for non-members.

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Minecraft Bridge Builders - April 23, 2015, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Want to learn the fastest way to build a bridge in Minecraft? Participants will learn how to make travel within Minecraft easy using the Python programming language.

Ages 8-14; must have strong keyboard skills. Note: participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting February 9th for Museum Members and February 10th for non-members.

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Minecraft Robot Parade - May 14, 2015 from 5:45-6:45pm

In this session we will use a visual programming interface to build our own Iron Golem "robot" parade in Minecraft. This session will focus on constructing "for loops" to leverage their robotic creations.

Ages 6-8. Note: participants must have an adult stay in the building for duration of workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting April 24th for Museum Members and April 27th for non-members.

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Minecraft AI - May 14, 2015 from 7:00-8:00pm

This class uses the Java programming language to teach children about Artificial Intelligence. We will look at a pre-built "robot" and modify its behavior to make it more realistic.

Ages 8-14; must have strong keyboard skills. Note: participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting April 24th for Museum Members and April 27th for non-members.

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Minecraft on Rails - May 28, 2015 from 5:45-6:45pm

All aboard the Minecraft train! Students will utilize tools built in the Python programming language to help them construct their own Minecraft rail system.

Ages 6-8. Note: participants must have an adult stay in the building for duration of workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting April 24th for Museum Members and April 27th for non-members.

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Minecraft Rollercoaster - May 28, 2015 from 7:00-8:00pm

In this session students will use the Python programming language to construct their own rollercoaster. We will utilize "for loops" and "if statements" to build the best coasters in Minecraft.

Ages 8-14; must have strong keyboard skills. Note: participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting April 24th for Museum Members and April 27th for non-members.

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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