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Impression 5
200 Museum Drive
Lansing
MI
48933
Tel: 517.486.8116

Where are we going today?

Science really CAN be fun, and when you visit a museum like Impression 5, which is ALL about kids play, you can see why!

Impression 5 is a kids museum that is dedicated to teaching kids about science, and making it fun to learn. They do this through a number of hands-on and interactive exhibits that focus on the five senses.

Each exhibit allows kids to play and learn in a different way, and allows them to develop skills and knowledge - all in the name of science!  During their visit at Impression 5, kids can follow their own pathways, and learn in their own time. Every child has a different learning style, and so this is harnessed!

Kids can take a deeper look into their mouths, with Chew On This! They can get up close to REAL teeth under a microscope, and even learn how food affects the teach. And invaluable lesson!

Electromagnetic spectrums are part of another exhibit, where different lenses, prisms and mirrors all meet to create a colorful masterpiece. Perhaps it's the world that you CAN'T see that kids will love to explore! Nano introduces the real world and technology so kids can play with magnetic materials, compare levels of static electricity and even build a giant model of a carbon nanotube! Amazing!

There are exhibits about nature, exhibits where those engineers can build structures, play with bubbles or even make their own music - it's all at Impression 5!

So why not bring the kids down for a fun day of science at this Michigan museum, and yes - science IS fun!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$7
  • Children$7
  • Free Under: 12 months
LAST UPDATED 2016

When can we go?

10am - 5pm Tues - Sat / 12pm - 5pm Sun

Closed Monday and major holidays.

Teachers corner

Schedule your students to come for a workshop, or field trip where they can learn about really amazing things in a hands-on way!.

I'm Hungry!

It's a good idea to grab something to eat and drink before your visit, so they can play on a full stomach!.

Any Top Tips?

Why not have your birthday party at the museum! There are 3 packages that you can choose from, and each other something fun for the birthday boy or girl!.

Need a little extra help?

The museum is accessible to all!.

Can I get one of those?

There is a gift shop where you can pick up fun gifts and educational items, as well as souvenirs so the fun doesn't have to stop when you leave!.

More information

Check out the workshops that they have for kids, and each one is geared towards a specific age group. Topics include fossil finding and creating slime!.

What people are saying?

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    this place is a great time with the grand kids. Love seeing them explore and learn!

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    We've had a membership for 3 years and we go at least twice a month. My daughter is 3 years old and every visit is an adventure, whether just hanging out in the first impression room, playing with bubbles, or launching various projectiles.

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    Had a field trip with my son's school and it was a great hands-on learning experience.

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    Great fun at a great price!

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