There are many tours going on simultaneously at the end each day. During sign-up you will be prompted to select your tour preference. Like workshops, tours are assigned on a first come first serve basis.

Tours include:

  • Big House & Crisler
  • UM Planetarium – Solar System Live 
  • UM Natural History Museum
  • UM Museum of Art & Michigan Union
  • Ford Robotics Building
  • Visual & Fabrication Studios

Big House & Crisler

Ever wondered what it feels like to run out of the tunnel onto the field of the Big House? Standing on the sideline in the coach’s spot? Taking a selfie in the end zone? Now you can. Because we have the keys to the Big House! Come and throw a touchdown pass or kick a field goal, take your photo on the 50-yard line. You’ll also visit the Michigan locker room and experience the Jack Roth Stadium Club. In addition, we will tour the Crisler Center, home to UM basketball and women’s gymnastics.

UM Planetarium | Solar System Live

Take a tour of our solar system, discussing planets, asteroids, motions, and more! We’ll zoom in to each planet in detail, enjoying breathtaking visualizations. Returning to Earth, we explore the night sky for any visible planets. This tour takes place at the planetarium located inside the UM Natural History Museum.

UM’s Natural History Museum

Don’t just expect a bunch of old bones. Embedded among the labs at U-M’s new Biological Sciences Building, the museum doesn’t just preserve the past; it also shows off the latest in scientific research with interactive exhibits!

Robotics Photo

Ford Robotics Building (New)

The Ford Robotics Building brings all parts of the robotics enterprise together for real-world results. The new building is designed to promote collaborative work across disciplines, involving students and faculty at all levels, from a variety of fields. It will also promote collaboration with partners, including the Ford Motor Company.

Michigan Union

UM Museum of Art & Michigan Union (New)

One of the finest university art museums in the country, UMMA holds collections representing 150 years of art collecting.  The Michigan Union has re-opened! After a 20-month closure and $85.2 million in renovations, come and see the refreshed and upgraded Michigan Union!

Virtual Reality

Visual & Fabrication Studios (New)

Visit the Duderstadt Center’s 3 project studios: Visualization Studio featuring virtual and augmented reality; Fabrication studio with 3D printers and lasers cutters; and Groundworks, a self-service media lab with hardware and software for audio, video, animation, and fabrication projects.

No tours

No Tour Today!

Yes, this is an option. Please help us avoid unnecessary costs.

If you don’t plan to attend a tour (3:30-5:30 pm after the workshops) on one or both days, please select
“NO TOUR” during the registration process.  Selecting this option will help us in planning transportation and tour guides for each of the tours.