The Concert of Colors returns for 2022 and, as part of the festivities, the Michigan Science Center is offering FREE admission on Thursday, July 21st and Friday, July 22nd. 


The Concert of Colors is metro Detroit’s free annual diversity-themed music festival, and the Michigan Science Center is participating this year by offering free admission and special demonstrations on July 21st & 22nd. Free activities include:

  • Science of Sound and Color Science Demos: Investigate the science of sound and color through hands-on activities designed for the whole family. Manipulate sound and light waves, explore how humans and animals perceive sounds and colors, then blend music and art into colorful STEM masterpieces.
  • Science Stage KABOOMISTRY!: a live, colorful combustion presentation that demonstrates the relationships between pressure, temperature and fuel to explain why things explode.
  • Pop-Up Activities: Stop by various stations on-going throughout the day including Diffraction Grating, Dancing Oobleck and Soudwave Spin Art.
  • Colors of the World Laser Show in the IMAX Theatre


In addition to unique activities for the Concert of Colors, guests can also enjoy over 220+ interactive exhibits. Learn more about other Concert of Color activities happening in metro Detroit here.


If you’re unable to attend during the Concert of Colors, Michigan Science Center is open Wednesdays to Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Admission is $14 for kids ages 2 to 15 and $18 for guests 16+. The museum is a member of the Museums for All program and families can receive $3 admission for up to 4 people when you show your SNAP/EBT card.


Reserve your FREE tickets for admission on July 21st or 22nd here


Michigan Science Center // 5020 John R. Street, Detroit, MI 48202