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Tour Tuesdays at the CMU Museum
Tuesdays in July
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall (Corner of Bellows and E. Campus Drive) - icgenview map

Tou​r Tuesdays are special programs for K-8 students and their families. The cost is $2 per person with scholarships available. Free parking. Space is limited, so a prepaid reservation by cash or check is required. For more information or to register, contact the Museum of Cultural a​nd Natural History ​at​ or 989-774-3829.

July 7:  Great Lakes Adventure, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Learn the good/bad news of today’s Great Lakes environment as we guide ​you through our new temporary exhibit, “Changing Waters.” Become an explorer who charts their course through each of the Great Lakes in our Children’s Gallery.

July 14: Life in the Trenches, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Come to our one-room schoolhouse on the corner of Preston and West Campus Drive and experience life during World War I as we guide you through our new temporary exhibit, “Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience.” Get drafted, carry a military backpack, experience censorship, practice nursing, and more. (NOTE: This event takes place at the one-room schoolhouse, corner of Preston & West Campus - icgenview map.)

July 21: Let's Rock, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Participate in hands-on activities and explore boulders around CMU’s campus to learn about rocks.

July 28: Creepy, Crawly Things, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Creepy, crawly things live all around you. Discover what they are, how they survive, and how some benefit us and others do not.


​Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes
On display through April 2016
Rowe Hall 124 (view map)​

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History exhibit "Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes" is on display 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in Rowe Hall. The exhibit includes the "Great Lakes Adventure" gallery offering fun, hands-on activities for children. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the museum at 989-774-3829 or The museum is closed on university holidays and breaks.

​Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience
Open Saturdays
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bohannon Schoolhouse
(Southwest corner of Preston St. & West Campus Dr.)
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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.​