Where science, history & art connect for all ages
Raven Hill Discovery Center AND the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit hours: open daily 10am to 4pm
August 1th to September 23rd of 2018. Fall hours will then go into effect: noon to 4pm Saturdays and 2pm to 4pm on Sundays and always by appointment.
Call 231.536.3369 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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. This weekend's big event is Saturday, September 15th at Raven Hill. Make & Take Water Art Festival will feature water-related art for visitors of all ages. Everyone is invited to participate in this family water art event and check out the Smithsonian exhibit at the same time.
Weekday events for coming week: September 18th--Fly Fishing the Tip of the Mitt with Ethan Winchester | September 19th--Anne-Marie Oomen and Linda Nemec Foster will share their book, The Lake Michigan Mermaid | September 20--Prescription & Over the Counter Drug Drop-Off (POD) Program with Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council. Time for all programs is 6pm to 7pm at Raven Hill. Call 231.536.3369 or email email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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