GALLERY: University of Michigan opens new $261-million Natural History Museum

AmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo recently visited the brand new $261-million University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. After migrating to its new home, the U-M Museum of Natural History is now open with more exhibits to come in the fall! But don’t just expect a bunch of old bones. Embedded among the labs at U-M’s new Biological Sciences Building, the museum doesn’t just preserve the past; it also shows off the latest in scientific research with interactive exhibits, new programming spaces, and a state-of-the-art Planetarium & Dome Theater! In other words, you’ve got to see this!

The U-M Museum of Natural History is located at 1105 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1085. Admission is free, but donations and encouraged. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday except Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. More info at: