DETROIT – The Michigan Science Center is offering $5 off a family membership during September to celebrate its member appreciation month. The normal price for the family membership, covering two adults and all household children under the age of 18 is just $75 a year. 

The Michigan Science Center also has a lot of great programs and events this month. Those include:

Exclusive member-only screening of MiSci’s new planetarium show, Our Place in a Galaxy Far, Far Away. This 45-minute live show features an exciting tour of our place in the Universe and compares our solar system and galaxy to those far, far away. Guests will learn the real meaning of a parsec and discover what the asteroid belt really looks like. (Sept. 15 Registration | Sept. 16 Registration

  • Detroit Design Youth Day (Sept. 15)

Join Detroit’s next generation of design stars for an afternoon of creativity and exploration, with design-focused workshops geared toward kids ages 2-16. Activities include crafting upcycled leather accessories, designing custom memory cards, and creating customizable origami sneakers. There are 200 free tickets reserved just for members. (Online registration)

Members (21+) will enjoy free admission to this event, one free drink and access to the members-only lounge. Use code TREKKER to secure two free tickets and code SCIENCE for $5 off each additional ticket. (Online registration

Exclusive member-only screening of National Geographic’s Extreme Weather film in the Toyota Engineering 4D Theater. Visitors will have the chance to discover the dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet—and the surprising connections that help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather. (Sept. 22 Registration | Sept. 23 Registration)

Members can take advantage of 25% off all merchandise in the Explore Store gift shop.

These activities are in addition to what’s already included with a MiSci membership:

·         250+ hands-on exhibits

·         Live stage shows

·         Spark!Lab from the Smithsonian

·         Kids Town

·         STEM Playground

·         And much more!