General Admissions

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Wednesday September 30

1:00 PM  –  1:40 PM


Join us at Science Gallery Detroit to tour our Design in a Time of Urgency exhibits.

if you have potential health vulnerabilities, please sign up for our Reserved Health Vulnerabilities time slots.


Prior to your visit:

  • Advanced registration is required. Science Gallery Detroit will welcome pre-registered guests to Future Present every hour, on the hour, for a forty-minute visit of the exhibits during public hours.
  • We are limiting visitation to no more than 30 guests per hour to ensure proper physical distancing.
  • We have reserved hours on a daily basis for those with health vulnerabilities.
  • Please be prepared to utilize the Future Present smartphone tour during your visit to fully engage with the exhibition experience. Instructions on accessing the mobile tour will be provided upon arriving to the gallery.
  • We will have very limited iPads available for those who do not have access to a smartphone.

During your visit:

  • Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to your scheduled visit. Guests should queue in the lobby and maintain appropriate physical distancing.
  • Face masks will be required for all visitors aged 5+.
  • Physical distancing is required and will be enforced. Groups of cohabitating persons parties may remain together, and children must stay with adults at all times.
  • No food or drink will be permitted in the exhibition.
  • Hand sanitizers will be located throughout the gallery. We encourage all guests to sanitize before entering and departing the exhibition.
  • Visitors showing signs of illness at any time will be asked to return at a later date.
  • Staff will sanitize and reset the gallery on an hourly basis.
  • There is no coat check. Please refrain from bringing bags and bulky items.
  • Engage with our Mediators! They will be working remotely and utilizing Beam robots to interact with guests in real-time to help facilitate discussion!
Assumption of Risk: 
We have taken enhanced safety measures for you, our other guests, and staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Future Present: Design in a Time of Urgency.The novel coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic. The COVID-19 virus is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact.
According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
By visiting Future Present: Design in a Time of Urgency, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
Let's do our part to keep our community healthy and safe.