The Dennos Museum Center

Educational Programs

The Dennos Museum Center has many resources available for K-12 teachers, college educators, and homeschool educators.

Planning Your Visit

Hours
Open 7 days a week. Closed on major holidays.

Admission
Adults $6, Children $4, NMC Student with NMC ID FREE
Museum members FREE

Location
Our mailing address is 1701 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686.  If you are using a GPS navigational device, please use our physical address: 1410 College Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686.

Click here for a custom Google Map showing the location of the Dennos Museum Center.  

Parking
Free parking is available for Museum visitors in the Museum Parking lot or two-hour parking on Front St. or Fair St. The gate in the Museum lot will rise as you approach in your vehicle and a code is needed to exit. The code is available to visitors at the front desk. Buses should drop visitors off in the loading zone and then park in the Cherry Lot. There are three designated parking spots for persons with disabilities directly in front of the Museum.

Public Transportation
The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) Cherriot service stops twice an hour on weekdays on College Drive near the Dennos Museum Center, via the #3 Tom's East Bay route.

Accessibility
The Museum is wheelchair accessible.  Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the front desk on a first-come, first-served basis.  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 dmc@nmc.edu or (231) 995-1055 as soon as possible.

What to see 

What to do

Visitor Policies

  • The Museum requires visitors to check backpacks of any size, shopping bags, and other large bags at the front desk.
  • Still photography for personal use is permitted in the galleries with the exception of some special exhibitions. No flash or tripods allowed.
  • Sketching is permitted in the galleries with pencils only.
  • Baby strollers are permitted at all time.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries or Milliken Auditorium.
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum.
It Begins Within

HOURS:
Mon-Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Sun
1 - 5 pm
Thurs - Open until 8pm
Closed on major holidays

ADMISSION:
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 dmc@nmc.edu or (231) 995-1055 as soon as possible.