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The Dennos Museum Center

PLANNING YOUR VISIT

HOURS

TUESDAY - THURSDAY 1 - 5 p.m.

Closed on major holidays and when NMC Closes due to inclement weather. 

Admission

PURCHASE ADMISSION ONLINE

Dennos Museum Center hours
ADULTS $6.00
CHILDREN 17 & UNDER $4.00
CHILDREN 4 & UNDER FREE
MEMBERS FREE
NMC STUDENTS & FACULTY FREE
ROAM & NARM MEMBERS FREE
MUSEUMS FOR ALL* FREE
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY & FAMILIES FREE

Museum admission prices are subject to change with special exhibitions. Please contact the museum at 231-995-1055 for more information.
*EBT (bridge) card holders receive up to four free admissions as part of the Museums for All program.

During this time, the museum's capacity is 50 people. In the event we reach capacity there may be wait times to enter the museum. 

covid-19 policies

  • Per NMC policy, face coverings are required at all times in the museum.
  • Please practice social distancing of six feet.
  • The museum has a total occupancy of 50 during our first phase of reopening.
  • The museum store has a total occupancy of 4 during our first phase of reopening.
  • All patrons will be asked to utilize hand sanitizer stations upon entering the building.
  • Please stay home and enjoy our virtual programs if you are sick or symptomatic.
  • During this time, the Milliken Auditorium and lobby, Dutmers Theatre, and the Rutkowski Discovery Gallery are closed.
  • Paperless Museum Activities for Kids and Adults
  • Paperless Map of the Galleries

Location

MAILING: 1701 E. FRONT ST., TRAVERSE CITY, MI 49686
GPS: 1410 COLLEGE DR., TRAVERSE CITY, MI 49686.

View a Google Map showing the Dennos Museum Center location here »

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 five designated parking spots for persons with disabilities directly in front of the Museum.

Public Transportation

The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA). The BATA Bayline, a free service, stops every 15 minutes on Front St. near the museum. Fixed-Route Loop service stops every 45 minutes in the Aspen parking lot, near the entrance to the museum.

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.

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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 times.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries or Milliken Auditorium.
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum.

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Support for reopening provided by Art Bridges.