Museums & Cultural Attractions

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  1. Art & Environment Gallery

    Dana 440 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Art & Environment Gallery, at the School of Natural Resources & Environment (SNRE), opened in February 2012 to draw more attention to the influence of art in shaping our… more

  2. Art, Architecture & Engineering Library

    Arts, Architecture & Engineering Library 2281 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The University of Michigan’s Art, Architecture and Engineering Library provides a unique set of information commons resources to students and faculty in the Duderstadt Center. It provides easy access to… more

  3. Arthur Miller Theatre

    Walgreen Drama Center 1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    When Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller was approached by his alma mater about a theater bearing his name, his response was a simple postcard. “The theater is a lovely idea,”… more

  4. Asia Library

    Hatcher Library South 913 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    As one of the largest East Asian language collections in North America, the Asia Library provides scholarly resources in various formats to patrons at both U-M and other institutions to… more

  5. Askwith Media Library

    Shapiro Library 919 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Askwith Media Library is a campus source for movies and TV shows. Visit us to find the perfect movie for your research, class project, or entertainment. Named in honor… more

  6. Bentley Historical Library

    1150 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Bentley Historical Library collects the materials for and promotes the study of the histories of two great, intertwined institutions, the State of Michigan and the University of Michigan. The… more

  7. Biological Station Library (Pellston)

    Biological Station 9133 Biological Road, Pellston, MI, 49769

    The Biological Station Library, located off campus at the Biological Station in Pellston, Michigan, has a collection of over 16,000 volumes and serves the students, faculty, and researchers who come… more

  8. Buhr Remote Shelving Facility

    837 Greene Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Buhr Shelving Facility supplements the storage capacity of library facilities, and prolongs the useful life of library materials in a preservation-sensitive environment. The Buhr Shelving Facility currently houses 2.5… more

  9. Detroit Center Monts Hall Gallery

    Orchestra Place 3663 Wordward Ave., Suite 150, Detroit, MI, 48201

    Each year, the Lester P. Monts Hall at the Detroit Center features 10 exhibitions per year featuring university, local professional, and K-12 student artists. Along with an opening reception, each… more

  10. Detroit Observatory

    1398 Ann St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Detroit Observatory is adjacent to the University Hospital complex and Nichols Arboretum. Containing two telescopes, it was the first observatory in Michigan and the second in the Midwest, and… more

  11. Digital Media Commons

    Duderstadt Digital Media Commons 2281 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    As an interdisciplinary service facility, the UM3D Lab provides the entire University of Michigan community access to the tools, expertise, and collaborative opportunities needed to support cutting edge research, academic… more

  12. Fine Arts Library

    Tappan Hall 855 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Fine Arts Library, on the 2nd floor of Tappan Hall, serves the students and faculty of the History of Art Department and the Visual Resources Collection, and helps support… more

  13. GalleryDAAS

    Haven Hall 505 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    GalleryDAAS supports the mission of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) by exhibiting emerging and established artists from throughout the African Diaspora. The gallery is a catalyst for… more

  14. Gerald R. Ford Library

    Ford Library 1000 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Part of the presidential libraries system of the National Archives and Records Administration, the Gerald R. Ford Library on North Campus collects and preserves a rich body of archival materials… more

  15. Gifts of Art Galleries

    University Hospitals 1500 Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    One of the first and most comprehensive healthcare arts programs nationwide, Gifts of Art brings the world of art and music to the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). During… more

  16. Hatcher Graduate Library

    Hatcher Library South 913 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is the University of Michigan’s primary research collection for the humanities and social sciences. Located on the Diag in the heart of Central Campus, the… more

  17. Herbarium

    Varsity Drive Building 3600 Varsity Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48108

    The U-M Herbarium is home to some of the finest botanical collections in the world. The 1.7 million specimens of vascular plants, algae, bryophytes, fungi, and lichens combined with the… more

  18. Hill Auditorium

    825 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Hill Auditorium is the largest performing arts venue on campus and one of the jewels of the U-M. Since its opening in 1913, the impressive structure, known for its superb… more

  19. Horner McLaughlin Woods

    Located a few miles north of the Botanical Gardens, Horner McLaughlin Woods is a 90-acre site that was donated to the U-M by the Michigan Botanical Club in 1964 as… more

  20. Ingalls Mall

    881 N. University, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Ingalls Mall is in front of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies on Washington Street, near the Burton Memorial Tower. It is the home of a fountain by… more

  21. Institute for the Humanities Gallery

    202 S. Thayer St. 202 Thayer St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The gallery at the U-M’s Institute for the Humanities is a meeting place for the exchange and interchange of ideas. Each exhibition serves as a starting point for collaboration and… more

  22. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

    434 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology houses a collection of more than 100,000 ancient and medieval objects from the civilizations of the Mediterranean and the Near East. The Kelsey also offers… more

  23. Kresge Business Administration Library

    Kresge Business Library 703 Tappan St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Kresge Library serves the business research needs of students, faculty, and staff at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, the University of Michigan, and the surrounding community. Kresge… more

  24. Lane Hall Gallery

    Lane Hall 204 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Women’s Studies Department present a regular schedule of art exhibitions in Lane Hall’s lobby, an intimate space, conducive to seeing, reflection,… more

  25. Law Library

    Cook Legal Research Library 801 Monroe St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Law Library’s reading room is located within the Law Quadrangle on central campus. Designed in the English Gothic style, it is one of the most recognizable buildings on campus…. more

  26. Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

    Mendelssohn Theatre 911 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Located within the Michigan League on Central Campus, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre is an intimate, shoebox theater seating nearly 600. Decorated with solid oak paneling that creates an atmosphere of elegance… more

  27. Mardigian Library (Dearborn)

    Mardigian Library 4901 Evergreen Rd., Dearborn, MI, 48128-2406

    The Mardigian Library is an independent University of Michigan library that supports the teaching and research needs of the students, staff, and faculty of the University of Michigan Dearborn campus…. more

  28. Mark Chesler Library

    1214. S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

    The Mark Chesler Library Collection connects the university community to more than 1200 books, films, and journals on a wide range of topics related to social identity, multiculturalism, intergroup relations,… more

  29. Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48105

    Matthaei Botanical Gardens is a 350-acre site that offers an indoor plant conservatory, classroom and meeting spaces, greenhouse, and outdoor sites for research, display gardens, native plant gardens, natural areas,… more

  30. Michigan Theater

    603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

    Ann Arbor’s historic Michigan Theater is home to the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series and many other U-M sponsored events and performances, including the Cinetopia International Film Festival and the… more

  31. Mud Lake Bog

    Administered by the Botanical Gardens, the Mud Lake property includes a trail that leads across a field and descends into an extensive swamp forest. During wet periods the swamp may… more

  32. Museums Library

    Alice Lloyd 100 Observatory St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Museums Library serves the principal literature needs of curators and researchers in the museums of Anthropology, Exhibits, Paleontology, and Zoology, and the University Herbarium. The Library collections of 130,000+… more

  33. Music Library

    Music School 1100 Baits Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Recognized as one of the world’s major music collections, the U-M Music Library supports the performance, teaching, and research activities of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Located in… more

  34. Nichols Arboretum

    Nichols Arboretum Residence 1827 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

    Nichols Arboretum—also referred to as “The Arb”— is a 123-acre site near Central Campus that provides a unique opportunity to explore the ongoing interaction of humans and the natural world…. more

  35. Planetarium

    Natural History Museum 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Since 1958, the Planetarium, located at the U-M Museum of Natural History, has been a community astronomy resource. Shows include seasonal star talks about the current night sky and programs… more

  36. Power Center

    121 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Power Center is U-M’s most technically sophisticated performance space. A fully functioning theater, it also hosts sales meetings, product rollouts, and corporate presentations. The theater was made possible by… more

  37. Rackham Auditorium

    Rackham 915 Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    Rackham Auditorium has been the site of many numerous notable lectures, performances, and academic symposia in the 60-plus years since its opening. Horace H. Rackham was a Detroit lawyer whose… more

  38. RC Gallery

    East Quad 701 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Residential College (RC) Art Gallery is located in the East Quad Residence Hall. The approximately 500-square-foot exhibit space hosts two professional and one RC student exhibit in both the… more

  39. Saginaw Forest

    Saginaw Forest is a nearly 80-acre parcel of land comprising roughly 55 acres of plantations, lakes, and wetlands. The property, a gift to the U-M in 1903 by timberman and… more

  40. Salinger Library

    202 S. Thayer St. 202 Thayer St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Martin Salinger Learning Resource Center, located on the third floor of the Thayer Building, was established in 1985. It includes a non-circulating reference library and a reading room.(An additional… more

  41. Shapiro Science Library

    Shapiro Library 919 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Shapiro Science Library provides services and resources to support research, teaching, and scientific inquiry in the fields of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geological sciences, mathematics, natural resources and environment, physics,… more

  42. Shapiro Undergraduate Library

    Shapiro Library 919 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Shapiro Undergraduate Library (UgLi) provides services, spaces, and collections tailored to undergraduate students. Bert’s Cafe is located in the foyer of the Library allows for ease of access to… more

  43. Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry

    Dental School 1011 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry, housed within the School of Dentistry, is one of a handful of museums throughout the world devoted to preserving and exhibiting the history of dentistry…. more

  44. Special Collections Library

    Hatcher Library South 913 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Special Collections Library is home to some of the most historically significant treasures at U-M and includes in its holdings some 275,000 published volumes, about 6,500 linear feet of… more

  45. Spectrum/Jim Toy Library

    Michigan Union 530 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Jim Toy Library (JTL) currently hosts a collection of 1,500+ titles, including books, videos, and magazines. Many books have been donated by community members over the last 40 years;… more

  46. Stamps Auditorium

    Walgreen Drama Center 1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    This smaller auditorium that seats approximately 445 hosts many lectures and performing arts events for the U-M School of Music, Theater & Dance.

  47. Stamps Gallery

    201 S. Division Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

    The Stamps Gallery is the Stamps School of Art & Design’s new exhibition space in downtown Ann Arbor, located at 201 S. Division Street on the first floor of the… more

  48. Stephen S. Clark Library

    Hatcher Library South 913 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Stephen S. Clark Library combines the University of Michigan’s map collection, government information center, and spatial and numeric data services. It is a rich and unique resource, where students… more

  49. Taubman Architecture Liberty Annex

    Liberty Street Annex 305 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48103

    The 19,000-square-foot Liberty Research Annex is an open-plan facility on Ann Arbor’s Old West Side. The Annex provides space for students and faculty to collaboratively take on full-scale material assemblies,… more

  50. Taubman Health Sciences Library

    1135 Catherine St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The newly renovated A. Alfred Taubman Health Sciences Library delivers high-quality health and biomedical information services to the University of Michigan’s academic health sciences schools, basic and clinical research, bioinformatics… more

  51. The Audubon Gallery

    Hatcher Library South 913 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Audubon Room provides an accessible, secure, dedicated space for some of the greatest treasures from the Library’s collections. In fact, the Library marks its formal beginning with the purchase… more

  52. The Diag

    Diag 913 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    “The Diag” is a large open space in the middle of Central Campus. Originally known as the “Diagonal Green,” the Diag derives its name from the many sidewalks running near… more

  53. The Duderstadt Gallery

    Duderstadt Center 2281 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The mission of the Duderstadt Gallery is to exhibit the widest range of creative talents from within the University. Exhibits may be either two- or three-dimensional, from art to engineering… more

  54. The Grove

    1230 Murfin, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The 4-acre area surrounding the Lurie Bell Tower on North Campus is referred to as “The Grove.” The Regents approved plans calling for a new central plaza, new walkways, and… more

  55. Thompson Library (Flint)

    Thompson Library 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI, 48502

    The Frances Willson Thompson Library is an independent University of Michigan library that supports the teaching and research needs of the students, staff, and faculty on the UM-Flint campus. The… more

  56. U-M Museum of Art

    525 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The U-M Museum of Art (UMMA) is one of the oldest and largest university art museums in the country. Built as a war memorial in 1909 for the university’s Civil… more

  57. U-M Museum of Natural History

    Natural History Museum 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Museum of Natural History provides creative educational programs and exhibits for the benefit of the university community, school groups, and the general public. Exhibits include displays on prehistoric life… more

  58. UMTRI Library

    UMTRI 2901 Baxter Rd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The U-M Transportation Research (UMTRI) Library houses one of the world’s most extensive collections of literature on traffic safety, including information on biomechanics, lighting, vehicle dynamics, driver behavior, and injuries… more

  59. William L. Clements Library

    Clements Library 909 University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

    The Clements Library houses original resources for the study of American history and culture from the 15th through the 19th century. Its mission is to collect and preserve primary-source materials,… more