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Leslie Science Center

Features Animals
1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1240
+1 734-997-1553
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Worth a Visit to See the Awesome Birds!

You don't need a lot of time for a visit to the Leslie Science Center's Birds of Prey exhibit. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great place

Small, but with character. Fabulous place for kids to see the beauty of animals up close. Plus... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Kathy G
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  • Poor2%
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“birds of prey” (7 reviews)
“kids parties” (2 reviews)
“field trip” (2 reviews)
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1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1240
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't need a lot of time for a visit to the Leslie Science Center's Birds of Prey exhibit. It is fabulous to see owls, eagles and other raptors up close and personal. Good signage to describe what you're seeing.

Thank acedaughter
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Small, but with character. Fabulous place for kids to see the beauty of animals up close. Plus they do a great job helping animals.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Leslie Science & Nature Center is a gem, with wonderful grounds and animal collection, and terrific programming for all ages.

Thank andrewsfam734
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and explore for kids of all ages! They also have great summer camp programs for kids based on age levels. The staff are excellent with them!

Thank Colleen H
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...More

Thank jdenson5612
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
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank cfklein129
Reviewed 24 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
Reviewed 11 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
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
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