This exhibit allows kids can explore an archaeological dig site as well as climb behind the wheel of a huge mining dump truck.
Enter our crooked house and huge slide-down flushing toilet tracing the route of wastewater. Then visit our recyclotorium where visitors create sculptures using a variety of treasures and special junk.
The Incredible Journey Larger-than-life body where you can climb in the grumbling stomach, slide down the intestines, scramble up the skin climbing wall and explore the giant head.
Visitors can crawl into and underneath an enormous tree, sit in a HUGE bird nest, or interact with turtles in the touch-tank, within the Fantastic Forest.
Kids can:pilot a real jet from the cockpit, give commands from the control tower, check their luggage before takeoff, announce the news or weather on UPCM TV, dig with a crane in a biomass pit & watch our bees in our observatory beehive or jump on the Pedal Power exhibit, a wonderful partnership with Energy Optimization, the Marquette Board of Light and Power, and built by the Ann Arbor Hands- On Museum for the UP Children’s Museum. Learning about energy, power and electricity!
This exhibit sponsored by the Landmark was designed and built by NMU Construction Management students. Be the tourist or the concierge at the hotel. Be a bell hop and load up the luggage cart. Use your imagination for an amazing stay!
This exhibit includes the youth-made clay creature touch tank where visitors can experience real snakes, touch turtles, interact with reptiles and more.
In our kid-sized city-street visitors can become a chef in the Fossil Rock Candy Cafe, dress up and become an actor in the Early Stages Theatre. In the Mercantile they can become a postal worker, banker, or grocery store worker or become a fire fighter in Safetyville Station or hop into the ambulance to save the day. In Cloverland Car Garage kids can pump gas, put together a motor, work on the engine of a car or just drive one of the rideable cars down the street.
Here children can watch and interact with a mesmerizing three tiered model railroad winding around a U.P.-like mining environment.
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