a group of children and adults, seen from behind as they walk across Black Pond's bridge

Facility Rental

Our one-of-kind facilities make for a standout event

Leslie Science & Nature Center provides a refreshingly unique setting for your business meeting, party, or special event. Both the DTE Energy Nature House and the Leslie House have kitchen facilities, restrooms, and carpeted floors, and are surrounded by fields, prairies, and woods. Your guests will also have access to our 50 acres of natural beauty which provide many wonderful spots for conversation and inspiration. If you haven't been here before, we invite you to schedule a visit and explore the facilities and grounds. Please note: Rentals do not include extension cords, sound systems, or other equipment not listed below.

The DTE Energy Nature House is a 754 square foot eco-friendly building with beautiful windows, an open interior with a ceilng fan, restrooms, and a fireplace. It is equipped with three long tables, 50 folding chairs, a full kitchen, outlets, a projection screen, and a USB-compatible high-definition TV. The DTE Energy Nature House has a capacity of 50 people seated or 75 people standing. Learn more about the DTE Energy Nature House. Weekday rates: $55 hourly (nonprofit & member rate $40). Weekend rates: $60 hourly (nonprofit & member rate $45)

The Leslie House, historic home to Dr. and Mrs. Leslie, is a 662 square foot building that is welcoming and comfortable. It is equipped with two long tables, 25 folding chairs, a refrigerator, freezer, and microwave, projection screen, and bathroom. Leslie House capacity is 30 people. Weekday rates: $45 hourly (nonprofit & member rate $30). Weekend rates: $50 hourly (nonprofit & member rate $35)

LSNC Firepit Our firepits are available for your special outdoor events. Benches and firewood are supplied. Weekday rates: $25 hourly (nonprofit & member rate $20.) Weekend rates: $30 hourly (nonprofit & member rate $25). Book both of our two firepits for an additional $5 hourly charge.

Ask about adding a campfire, Critter House tour, or raptor presentation to your rental!

How to reserve space for your event:

For reservation information, please call 734-997-1553 or fill out this form.

Please inquire if you wish to serve beer or wine at your event. We regret that we are unable to accommodate weddings at this time.