Where science, history & art connect for all ages
4737 Fuller Road
East Jordan, MI 49727
We are located between East Jordan and Boyne City, just off C-48 at Pearsall Road and in Mile 15 of the Breezeway.
Go to "Visit--Getting here" for directions to Raven Hill from wherever you are!
Admission$10 per person admission to hands-on museum and outdoor exhibits. Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit is free admission.
Babies (under 1 year old) in strollers and backpacks are free.
Average visit is 2 to 3 hours and is appropriate for any age. Picnic table available for lunches and snacks.
Annual memberships available at various levels. Go to "Get Involved--Become a Member"
Raven Hill is currently hosting the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibit tour from August 11 to September 23 of 2018. Next weekend's big event is Saturday, August 18th at Raven Hill's new Open Space. The Alternative Boat Show will feature unique and unusual boats, like river boats, airboats, an Amphicar and more. At the same time, artist, Kelly Boyle, will lead a community mural painting. Everyone is invited tocome see the boats and participate in the painting of three murals that will stay at Raven Hill and feature water plants and animals. Raven Hill and the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit will also be open to visitors.
Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra open air concert is scheduled at Raven Hill for Saturday, August 25th at 4pm. The concert will take place at Raven Hill's Alternative Energy House amphitheater. The orchestra will play Handel's Water Music and other water-related music. Bring the family, snacks and your water bottles. Don't forget lawn chairs or blankets, Call 231.536.3369 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Volunteer Day is usually the first Monday of each month except September due to Labor Day. Come around 10 am to help whittle away at the refrigerator list of tasks. At noon, enjoy a potluck lunch and then head home or help out some more! Next Volunteer Day is Monday, September 10, 2018 from 10am to 1pm
Other opportunities: helping with field trip groups AND being a docent for the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit during August and September. To sign up as a docent, you can call 231.536.3369 or email email@example.com
Enjoy the hands-on museum, exotic animals, natural history and periodic rooms indoors and then head outdoors to explore. Make music in the Earth Tones Music Garden; discover the geologic history of the earth along the Exploring Beyond Jurassic Park walk, play in the One Room Schoolhouse, have fun at the accessible Tree House and then head over the boardwalk to the Ancient World with its pyramid, sphinx, Roman arch, obelisk and Easter Island head.
How to get here from where you are! Driving directions to Raven Hill from US-131 at Boyne Falls, MI; M-66 at East Jordan, MI; I-75 Exit 282 at Gaylord, MI; US-31 at Traverse City, MI