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The Dennos Museum Center

Planning Your Visit

Hours

TUESDAY—SUNDAY

11 AM — 4 PM

CLOSED MONDAY

DMC closes when NMC Closes due to inclement weather.

 

DMC CLOSURES

NMC COMMENCEMENT - Saturday, May 4, 2024

BAYSHORE MARATHON - Saturday, May 25, 2024

MEMORIAL DAY - Monday, May 27, 2024

INDEPENDENCE DAY - Thursday, July 4, 2024

LABOR DAY - Monday, September 2, 2024

 

DMC FREE DAYS

STORYPALOOZA FOR READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY - Saturday, March 2, 2024

SPRING ART MARKET - Saturday, May 11, 2024

33rd ANNIVERSARY OF MUSEUM OPENING - Saturday, July 6, 2024

 

Admission

Adults $10.00
Children 17 & Under $5.00
Children 4 & Under FREE
Members FREE
NMC Staff & Students FREE
ROAM & NARM & ASTC Members FREE
Museums For All* FREE
Military Families & Veterans FREE

 

*EBT (Bridge) and WIC card holders receive up to four free admissions as part of the Museums for All program.

DMC raised admission on July 1, 2023 to $10 for adults, and $5 for children 5-17. Learn more about why DMC is raised admission here.

Museum admission prices are subject to change with special exhibitions. Please contact the museum at (231) 995-1055 for more information.

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What to do

 

Visitor Policies

  • Please review our Museum Manners.
  • 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.

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

 

Public Transportation

The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA). The BATA Bayline, a free service, stops every 20-30 minutes near the museum. Fixed-Route Loop service stops every 45 minutes in the Aspen parking lot, near the entrance to the museum. Front street construction has altered routes to and from the museum from March 10 - late June, 2024. View the changes here. 

 

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.

Certified Autism Center™ logoOur organization has worked with The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a global leader in online training and certification programs, to be designated as a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC). Our staff and volunteers have completed training and certification in best practices when assisting autistic individuals. By undergoing additional autism-specific training, the goal is for our team to be better equipped to provide better service and experiences to all. Learn more about Certified Autism Center™ Travel Organizations here.

 

notice of non-discrimination

The Dennos Museum Center is on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions. In addition, although not mandated by law, it is the policy of Northwestern Michigan College to prohibit discrimination in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.