College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Day

Friday, July 12
9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. OR 12:30 p.m.
Anspach Hall

We invite all high school students, transfer students, and families to our open house to learn more about our programs, interact with professors, and meet other students who share your academic interests. Visit the Admissions website to register for CLASS Day.


2019 Tour Tuesdays at the CMU Museum

Tour Tuesdays are public events hosted by the Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History in July each summer. They are fun for the whole family and free, but a donation is always welcomed! 

One-Room Schoolhouse

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Corner of Preston and West Campus Drive

Ring, ring! Better hurry, the school day is starting in our Bohannon Schoolhouse. Join us to experience a typical school day in 1901: practice your arithmetic on slate boards, play vintage games, and more!

Moon Landing

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall, 650 E. Bellows Street

Take "one small step" over to our moon landing program on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch. Learn about the first astronauts to walk on the moon, their journey through space, and the technology that took them there and back.

Feelin' the Music

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall, 650 E. Bellows Street

Come jam in our new hands-on Music Gallery and explore the fundamentals of music. Learn how music is made around the world and the instruments that create it. Participants will also go home with a homemade instrument.

Habitats and Homes

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall, 650 E. Bellows Street

Why do ducks have webbed feet and eagles have talons? Join us to learn about animals' habitats and the adaptations that help them survive. Test your knowledge in our habitat-matching challenge, compete for resources in a game of survival, and create your own insect.



Museum Exhibits

"Kozmic Clash: Peace, Love and Outer Space"

"Kozmic Clash: Peace, Love and Outer Space" explores the groundbreaking innovation and exploration, including Woodstock and the Apollo 11 moon landing. A VW bus and displays about local veterans and happenings of the time are also on exhibit.

"Feel the Music" in our Hands-On Gallery

"Feel the Music" offers fun, hands-on activities for all ages. Explore different types of instruments, aspects of music, dress up, and use technology to create your own music. Admission is free and open to the public. 

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm and Saturday from 1:00pm-5:00pm. The Museum is closed on Sundays, university holidays, and breaks. For more information, contact the museum at 989-774-3829 or cmuseum@cmich.edu.

Schoolhouse Saturdays

The 1901 Bohannon Schoolhouse is open to the public on the second Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. May through October. Tour the schoolhouse and participate in fun, educational activities from another era. For more information, contact the Museum of Cultural and Natural History at 989-774-3829 or cmuseum@cmich.edu. Admission is free and open to the public. The schoolhouse is located on the southwest corner of West Campus Drive and Preston Street on the campus of Central Michigan University. Open map