The Dennos Museum Center

Discovery Gallery

The Dennos Museum Center's Thomas A. Rutkowski Discovery Gallery offers "hands on" interactive experiences related to the arts and sciences for children and adults.

Highlights of the gallery include several unique interactive exhibitions including Recollections and Elastic Surgery by Ed Tannenbaum, The Sound Wall by Ed Weiss, a Laser Harp and an Anti-Gravity mirror plus numerous exhibitions related to light and color. The gallery also features a Hubble Space Telescope Theater with ongoing transmission of programming from NASA and the Space Telescope Institute.

It Begins Within

Mon-Sat 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun 1–5 p.m.
Thurs - Open until 8 p.m.
Closed on major holidays

Adults $6
Children $4
NMC Students FREE with ID
Museum members FREE

If you are planning to attend an event at the Dennos Museum Center and have a disability requiring any special assistance, please notify us at or (231) 995-1055 as soon as possible.