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The Dennos Museum Center

Planning Your Visit

 

Hours

TUESDAY—SUNDAY

11 AM — 4 PM

CLOSED MONDAY 

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

 

DMC HOLIDAY CLOSURES

LABOR DAY - Monday, September 5, 2022

BLACK FRIDAY - Friday, November 25, 2022 

WINTER BREAK - December 24, 2022 - January 1, 2023 

EASTER - Sunday, April 9, 2023 

NMC COMMENCEMENT - Saturday, May 6, 2023

CAMPUS CLOSURE FOR BAY SHORE MARATHON - Saturday, May 27, 2023 

INDEPENDENCE DAY & STAFF BREAK - July 2 - 4, 2023

 

DMC FREE DAYS

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON DAY - Saturday, October 1, 2022

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY - Monday, October 10, 2022

HOLIDAY ARTIST MARKET - November, 4 - 5, 2022

OBSERVING WITH NASA FAMILY DAY - Saturday, December 3, 2022

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY - Monday, January 16, 2023

DMC ANNIVERSARY - Thursday, July 6, 2023

 

Admission

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.

 

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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 times.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries or Milliken Auditorium. Food and drinks are permitted at the tables and chairs by the front desk area. 
  • Smoking or vaping is not permitted anywhere in the Museum.

 

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.

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

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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.