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Recent News

Ella Sharp Museum is CYCLING in Another Fascinating Exhibit!
16 May 12:20 pm

GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes TO OPEN AT Ella Sharp Museum ON JUNE 1, 2023 NEW...

Ella Sharp Museum Brings Museum of Special Art’s HORIZON Exhibition to Michigan
25 Oct 11:32 am

Ella Sharp Museum Brings Museum of Special Art’s HORIZON Exhibition to Michigan Exhibit Promotes Inclusivity with Visual...

How People Make Things Opens at the Ella Sharp Museum on October 1, 2022
30 Sep 09:31 am

Exhibit Places Visitors on the Factory Floor with Real Tools Every object in our world has a...

New Exhibition Opens September 1 at the Ella Sharp Museum
10 Aug 02:09 pm

In the air, water, and even under foot, insects inhabit every domain of our daily lives, performing...

Museums For All

The Ella Sharp Museum is an active member of the Museums For All program. Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free admission to the Ella Sharp Museum. Museums for All helps expand access to museums and also raise public awareness about how museums in the U.S. are reaching their entire communities. More than 500 institutions participate in the initiative, including art museums, children’s museums, science centers, botanical gardens, zoos, history museums, and more. Participating museums are located nationwide, representing 48 states.

Museum Pass

ELLA SHARP MUSEUM PASS now available through the Jackson District Library.

RULES This pass allows for up to three adults and children younger than 18 from one household to access Ella Sharp Museum galleries and house tours free of charge. Patrons are allowed to check out a pass for one week from Jackson District Library, without renewals. Return this pass to the Jackson District Library.