The Michigan Science Center is a science museum in Detroit, Michigan. It is located at the site of the former Detroit Science Center which closed in 2011. The Michigan Science Center was formed as a new non-profit organization and purchased the assets of the Detroit Science Center. The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) opened December 26, 2012.
The Michigan Science Center has Michigan’s only Chrysler IMAX Dome Theatre; the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium; the DTE Energy Sparks Theater; the Chrysler Science Stage; a 8,700-square-foot (810 m2) Science Hall for traveling exhibits; hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on space, life and physical science; the United States Steel Fun Factory; an exhibit gallery just for pint-size scientists; and more.
- Money woes prompt Detroit Science Center closure. Detroit News. 23 September 2011.
- Detroit Science Center to remain closed for time being. Free Press. 26 October 2011