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Spring Break at the CMU Museum
March 31 - April 4, 2014
103 Rowe Hall
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***UPDATE 4/2/14: Thank you for making the Spring Break at the CMU Museum a success! All of the open spots for the spring break activities have been reserved. Please follow the Museum of Cultural and Natural History on Facebook to learn more about future educational programs. You're also welcome to visit our​ "Journey to the Jungle" exhibit that is on display on the first floor of Rowe Hall between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day this week! It features multiple self-guided children's activities, including​ a replica bat cave and grass hut​.***

 
Backyard Birding
Monday, March 31 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Learn about the birds of Michigan and the adaptations that help them survive in a variety of environments. Go on a scavenger hunt for birds, hear bird calls and songs, simulate birds eating, and much more at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History. This free program is best suited for K-6 grade students. Please email or call for a reservation.
cmuseum@cmich.edu or 989-774-3829

Braving the Michigan Frontier
Tuesday, April 1 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Experience the life of the Europeans who settled the land we now call Michigan: follow the trail of an early pioneer, pack for your trip, build a log cabin, wash clothes, make and play a game, and more at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History. This free program is best suited for K-6 grade students. Please email or call for a reservation. 
cmuseum@cmich.edu or 989-774-3829

Crime Scene at the Museum
Wednesday, April 2 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
​A crime occurred at the museum. Join the forensic team and help us find "whodunit"! This free program is located at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History and is best suited for K-6 grade students. Please email or call for a reservation. 
cmuseum@cmich.edu or 989-774-3829

Michigan's Green Gold
Thursday, April 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
​Participate in Michigan's lumbering business as it existed in the 19th century. This free program is located at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History and is best suited for K-6 grade students. Please email or call for a reservation. 
cmuseum@cmich.edu or 989-774-3829

Civil War
Friday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Preview the new temporary Civil War exhibit located in the Bohannon School at the corner of Preston and West Campus Drive. Learn about the Civil War through several activities. This free special program is offered by the Museum of Cultural and Natural History and is best suited for K-6 grade students. Please email or call for a reservation. 
cmuseum@cmich.edu o​r 989-774-3829

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