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Spring Break Experience: Interesting Insects!

Interesting Insects! (Ages 4–5, 6–8, 9–11)

$35 per person members | $45 per person nonmembers

 

Ages: 4–5 years – Butterfly Fun! 

Let the Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition spark your creativity as you observe an array of colorful butterflies flying, resting, and eating. Learn how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly by playing an engaging butterfly game and exploring the butterfly life cycle. Create a unique mask and wings to wear while listening to butterfly stories.

Register for ages 4-5 here

 

Ages: 6–8 years – The Buzz about Bees!

Catch the buzz and find out why pollinators are so important by learning about friendly, native Mason bees. Make a bee house to hang in a sunny location and create a small beeswax candle. Then pot a “bee-utiful” plant in an eco-friendly container to place near your bee house and attract our winged friends.

Register for ages 6-8 here

 

Ages: 9–11 – Insect Transformations!

After visiting the Flying Jewels & Other Lofty Insects exhibition, learn about the amazing transformations insects go through, from egg to nymph to adult. Become inspired to reimagine common insects in artful ways—beetles that transform into butterflies, ants that become ladybugs. Using a variety of materials, create one-of-a-kind 3D insect transformation.

Register for ages 9-11 here

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Date

Apr 01 2024

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

HOURS

Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Monday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 9 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE

CONTACT US

scheduled maintentance

Please note: The Curiosity Courtyard will be closed for maintenance between January 29 and February 7. We apologize for the inconvenience.

weather update

As of Monday, January 15, guests can enjoy our indoor galleries and gardens as well as limited outdoor pathways. Our team is actively working to clear additional pathways. 

Change of hours notice

In appreciation of our staff’s unwavering dedication and hard work throughout the year, we will close at 5 pm on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, to celebrate. Guests can enjoy Meijer Gardens from 9 am – 5 pm. 

We wish you a joyful New Year! 

Change of hours notice

In appreciation of our staff’s unwavering dedication and hard work throughout the year, we will close at 5 pm tonight (Tuesday, January 16, 2024), to celebrate. Guests can enjoy Meijer Gardens from 9 am – 5 pm. 

We wish you a joyful New Year! 

Holiday Hours

We are closed on December 24, December 25, December 31, and January 1. 

Extended Hours

Enjoy extended holiday hours until 9 pm on December 18-22 and 26-30.

Extended Member Early Hours

Members can enjoy early morning hours on Sundays 9-11 am from November 26 through January 7.

HOURS

Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE