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Leslie Science Center

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Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1240
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+1 734-997-1553
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00

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nice place to hang out with the kids who love science and animals

My grandkids really liked this place. But I noticed kids there who weren't interested in science and animals in their natural habitat. So, if your kids like science and how things... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

My grandkids really liked this place. But I noticed kids there who weren't interested in science and animals in their natural habitat. So, if your kids like science and how things work in the atmosphere, animals living in their natural habitat...this is the place to go Plus , its a really wholesome hang out. The staff are really knowledgeable about... More 

Thank jdenson5612
Ann Arbor
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49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Well run, hands-on camp experience for kids - an educational, fun time. The staff really knows their stuff and imparts a love of nature to the kids. Cool animals, too.

Thank Michiganfamily4
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Bring the kids to view local wildlife up close. All animals here were injured and from rehab but are unable to sustain themselves in the wild, which is why they're used for learning. Accessible to all, good parking and close to town. Nice programs for kids parties and classroom learning experiences.

Thank cfklein129
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156 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

LSC does an impressive job of educating the public about raptors though their exhibits (open to the public for free) and has beautiful hiking trails in the surrounding area. Worth a visit!

Thank ellewlw
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was knowledgable and made things fun for the kids. Proud of what this center stands for the rehab if animals that can't survive in the wild

Thank csileebear
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stumbled upon this wonderful sanctuary. We were pleasantly surprised about how many birds you could see. The whole family enjoyed it.

Thank Teresa K
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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402 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The grounds of Leslie Science Center are nice for a walk and while there take a look at the birds of prey in large cages. Each cage has an informational sign that educates you about the birds. Many can't be released back into the wild because of injuries, therefore they are kept in a protected environment. From Leslie Science Center... More 

Thank TravelFan48105
Clarkston, Michigan
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

On top of the hill you of paths you will find an amazing array of birds of prey habitats. They are off a beaten path, but don't let that fool you, you will find yourself only a couple feet from Michigans most amazing birds of prey including an eagle! We went on a Sunday so the critter house was close,... More 

Thank stephade2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a peaceful learning center of nature. Lovely trails to walk, animals to learn about. A few Birds are caged, including an eagle while they await to be released into the wild.

Thank USA-Traveler56
Los Angeles, California
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473 reviews
278 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The LSC houses a number of raptors and birds of prey (a bald eagle, a peregrine falcon, a hawk, a couple turkey vultures, and several different kinds of owls), and the caretakers seem to do a good job there. The grounds were well-kept, and I guess it depends on the time of year you go as to what you'll see... More 

Thank Brittany_11_10

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