Image of the main exhibit space of the museum.




A Natural History of Michigan

The museum’s Main Gallery takes you on a tour of some of the highlights of Michigan’s past. Display cases present snapshots of our natural wonders and human experiences.

Image of a grizzly bear (taxidermy)


Grizzly bears are among the most dangerous animals in North America. Still, they have more to fear from humans than humans have to fear from them. (Located in the Main Gallery)