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Everyone is considered a kid at Raven Hill, so admission is the same for everyone--$10 per person. Of course, we like to say that you can pay $15, if you really want to be a "grownup"!! Babies (one year or less) that stay in strollers and backpacks are free. Everyone else pays the $10 for an average visit of 2 to 3 hours, which includes the hands-on museum, exotic animals and the outdoor exhibits. Some families like to come and just explore outdoors. The admission for "outside only" is $5 per person. 

Reservations are not required, but know that you might be given a return time and asked to explore outdoors first before coming inside, if there are too many visitors indoors. For more information, call 231.536.3369. 



Memberships include FREE admission to the museum for one year from time of purchase, subscription to our weekly updates, plus discounts for classes, camps and workshops, as well as in the gift shop. See Become a Member for more information.

FREE Second Saturdays are over for 2022, but return in 2023.

FREE (Families Reaching for Educational Excellence) Second Saturdays are the second Saturday of every month from noon to 4 PM with free admission for families. FREE SECOND SATURDAYS have returned for the warm months only in 2023, from May to October 2023 . Families only, please. No groups.

Questions about admission? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions section or call us at 231.536.3369.

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