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Hours and Contact Information

Stop in and meet the Card Wildlife Education Center staff and enjoy this one-of-a-kind museum for all ages.

Visit the Card Wildlife Education Center

We are sorry if we missed  you  

Due to staffing shortages the center will temporarily be reducing open hours:

  • Monday 1-2
  • Tuesday 9-1
  • Wednesday 9-2
  • Thursday 9-4
  • Friday 9-11
  • Saturday 10-2

Public Hours

The Center is closed during semester and holiday breaks.   


For information, please contact Carrie Weis at [email protected].

The Card/Riley Conservation and Wildlife Education Center is a 5,000 square foot natural history museum showcasing hundreds of wildlife specimens from around the world. The facility is located on the ground floor of the Arts, Sciences and Education Commons (Room 011) on the Ferris State University campus in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Card/Riley Conservation and Wildlife Education Center
Arts, Sciences and Education Commons 011
820 Campus Drive
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Mich. 49307