Temporary Exhibits


The Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History enjoys sharing its collections with the campus and community. Periodically, the museum creates a new temporary exhibit to showcase a collection.​​​​

Current Temporary Exhibits

On display through April 2016 in the main gallery
The Museum of Cultural and Natural History's new natural history exhibit "Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great lakes" opened in April 2015. The exhibition describes current biological research by faculty of CMU's Institute for Great Lakes Research​.

Changing Water exhibit's accompanying children's gallery, provides numerous fun, hand-on activities for children to learn about the Great Lakes, including coal mining, fishing, bridge building, a food web puzzle, and much more! 

Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience, an exhibit designed and installed by graduate students in MST 750: Seminar in Advanced Exhibit Design and Construction. The exhibit will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Bohannon Schoolhouse, located on the southwest corner of Preston & West Campus.​

Past Temporary Exhibits
Journey Through the Jungle
February 2012 - December 2014
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CMU: Life Beyond the Classroom Walls
February 2011 - ​September 2011
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