DETROIT (WWJ) – The Michigan Science Center is turning 1-year-old on Thursday and everyone is invited to the celebration!

The museum, located at the corner of John R Street and Warren Avenue in Detroit, has teamed up with Comerica Bank to offer free admission on Dec. 26 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Along with the many interactive activities the museum regularly offers, visitors can enjoy engaging math games and experiments throughout the day, including pattern block and Unix cube art projects in Kids Town (for ages 5 and under), traveling magic numbers with graphing and measurement experiments in the museum’s Centennial Laboratory. There will also be birthday cake and a gigantic card signing.

President and CEO Tonya Matthews said the center has had many successes in its first year, such as serving more than 150,000 visitors and families, operating debt-free, re-energizing science education in metro Detroit and expanding science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach throughout Michigan and beyond.

For more information, call 313-577-8400 or visit


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