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Lansing
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The city of Lansing, situated on the banks of Michigan's Grand River, is the capital city of the state. Located about 90 miles west of Detroit, Lansing is often referred to as the Car Capital of North America and is the birthplace of Oldsmobile, which was founded in 1897.

Fenner Nature Center

The Fenner Nature Center is an environmental education center on 134 acres of green space includes over four miles of trails. The Visitor Center includes hands-on exhibits, live native reptiles and amphibians; a viewing area to watch bird and wildlife.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MICHIGAN
Lansing
TEL - 517-483-4224

Michigan History Center

The Michigan History Museum offers exhibits on Michigan’s rich past, from the time of the state’s earliest peoples to the late 20th century. The museum’s five floors provide a walk through time.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MICHIGAN
Lansing
TEL - 517-335-2573

MSU Broad Art Museum

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, is a contemporary art museum at Michigan State University. School programs, in-person and virtual, focused on building creative thinking and exploring diverse perspectives with tours and hands-on activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MICHIGAN
East Lansing
Lansing
VIRTUAL
TEL - 517-884-4800

Potter Park Zoo

The Potter Park Zoo is a 102-acre zoo and is currently home to over 160 species of animals. Its mission is to inspire people to conserve animals in the natural world.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MICHIGAN
Lansing
TEL - 517-483-4222

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