Find great educational opportunities for your class at our visitor centers, hatcheries, Outdoor Adventure Center, Michigan History Museum and more.
Learn about how the DNR raises and stocks fish. Many of our hatcheries have interpretive centers and all have staff who can give your class or group a guided tour.
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Offering a variety of field trip options for your class. In addition to a general self-guided museum tour, you can choose from a diverse range of thematic programs on Michigan's history. Financial assistance may be available.
See a list of nature centers in Michigan - great places to get kids interested in the outdoors!
Visit the museums and historic sites in the Michigan History Museum System - your pathway to fun and discovery. The Michigan History Museum in Lansing presents an overview of the state's history. Other historic sites and museums throughout the state focus on themes in Michigan history.
Plan a day of adventure and fun. Groups of every age will be inspired by the richness of Michigan’s natural resources. Financial assistance may be available.
Free seasonal outdoor education programs in over 40 state parks. From mammals to birds, insects to dunes to wetlands and more, learn about the resources in the parks you visit by attending a scheduled program in the summer.
One of the most diverse art museums in the region, the museum's collection offers no shortage of beauty and history - from hand-beaded Native American garments and 17th and 18th-century maps of the Great Lakes, to one-of-a-kind pieces from the height of Mackinac Island's Victorian era.
Stepping Stones is an eight week summer program designed to teach outdoor skills to children, 9-16 years old, in a Michigan State Park.
Hosting fun and educational nature exhibits with access to nearby trails. For those that seek a more engaging educational experience, each center has interpreters offering a variety of programs that they will lead for school and other groups.