Cranbrook Institute of Science
- Children & Youth
- Education & Literacy
Location39221 Woodward Ave.PO Box 801Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 United States
Cranbrook Institute of Science is a natural history and science museum that fosters in its audiences a passion for understanding the world around them and a lifelong love of learning. Through its broadly based educational programs, its permanent and changing exhibits and its collections and research, the Institute develops a scientifically literate public able to cope with today's knowledge-based society. Moreover, Cranbrook Institute of Science generates the enthusiasm for learning about the natural world that will produce the scientists of tomorrow.
More than 200,000 visitors flock to Cranbrook Institute of Science each year, making it one of the region's best known museum of natural history.
Founded in 1904 by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth, Cranbrook is an internationally renowned center for art, education and science located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Cranbrook Institute of Science is an integral part of that community, having served area schoolchildren and families since its creation in 1930.