Admission is free to Michigan Science Center on Saturday to learn about water conservation

Posted at 6:35 AM, Jan 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-11 09:40:09-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Admission to the Michigan Science Center will be free on Saturday, Jan. 11 due to sponsorship from Axalta Coating Systems.

Anyone will have free access to MiSci between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to experience "Conserve This Colorful Planet," which aims to help people learn about water conservation in a colorful and engaging with.

With the partnership of Ducks Unlimited and Six Rivers Conservancy, guests can see a colorful exhibit experience, fun activities, including more than 200 hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations and much more.

"We're thankful for the opportunity to partner with Axalta, Ducks Unlimited, and Six Rivers Conservancy," said Christian Greer, president and CEO of the Michigan Science Center. "Conserve This Colorful Planet will help teach our community about the importance of water conservation and our colorful planet. This is a terrific way to make science education more relevant and accessible to the general public."

Free tickets will be available at on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets for the Planetarium and Toyota 4D Engineering Theater will be available or purchase at the box office.

"The Michigan Science Center is a wonderful resource and a terrific partner to Axalta," said Nancy Lockhart, Axalta Global Product Manager, Color. "We're thrilled to work with MiSci to demonstrate the importance of color in science and all over our planet to visitors of the museum."