Cranbrook institute of science offers more then just average science exhibits, With full scale T.Rex skeletons and Wooly Mammoths, A amazing rock and mineral collection and galleries showcasing early man and human culture there is plenty to see on the indoor and gardens and sculptures to explore outdoors.
They also have Live bats on display as part of educational programs, Bat zone is an award winning program that explores the world of bats. The Bat Zone is a separate building behind the main Cranbrook Institute of Science building. Bat Zone is home to over 150 bats from around the world. These bats include big brown bats, dog-faced fruit bats, straw-colored fruit bats, endangered golden (also known as Rodrigues) flying foxes, Malayan flying foxes (the largest bats in the world, with 6 foot wingspans), Egyptian fruit bats, short-tailed fruit bats, Jamaican fruit bats, Indian flying foxes, and vampire bats. Other nocturnal animals include a three-toed sloth, flying squirrels, sugar gliders, frogs, barred owl, great-horned owls, and screech owls.
The Erb Family science garden features water pools and waterfalls along with a diverse collection of Michigan trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers. Many of the wildflowers and ferns were donated by the Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary.
to visit Cranbrook institute of science or to learn more about it go to
Cranbrook institute of science
39221 Woodward Ave,
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304