Facts & Figures

  • Over 5.7 million people have visited the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum since 1982.
  • The Museum is a regional destination, drawing 55% of its visitors from outside Washtenaw County.
  • Annual attendance (onsite and offsite) has grown in the last ten years from 200,000 to 324,505 in FY2017.
  • Family membership continues to grow, with 8720 members in FY2017.
  • Over the years, the Museum has received national recognition from the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Association of Science & Technology Centers, and the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.
  • TechTwilight, our signature event continues to be incredibly successful with more than 400 people attending the event in 2017.
  • 736 groups visited the Museum on Field Trips in 2017 and we provided subsidies, thanks to the Discover Science Assistance Fund, to 310 schools.
  • Our Outreach programs served over 40,000 people in 2017 and were delivered to schools, libraries, community centers, camps, and festivals, throughout Michigan (including the annual tour of the Upper Peninsula) and in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
  • Our Distance Learning programs reached more than 8,000 people in 2017 throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
  • Our Birthday Parties had more than 6,000 guests.

Visit Us

220 E. Ann St. 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Regular Hours:

Monday: 10 - 5
Tuesday: 9 - 5
Wednesday: 10 - 5
Thursday: 10 - 8
Friday: 10 - 5
Saturday:  10 - 5*
Sunday: Noon - 5

*Extended summer hours! Every Saturday from June 29 to Aug 24, 2019 we will be open until 8pm.

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$12.50 for Adults and Children
$5 after 5pm on Thurs only
Free for Babies 0-23 months

Until 9/30/19 we are offering a discount for EBT/Bridge cards. Click here for more info.