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Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5371
+1 616-929-1700
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Interesting Museum, you and your kids will learn something and have fun.

In my view this is a nice sized museum for families. It isn't so large that your are worn out when... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim W
Historic Museum of GRR

Provides well kept history and artifacts of GRR. Pleasant place to learn and spend time with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iliya C
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The Grand Rapids Public Museum is a place of never-ending inspiration and discovery, with a focus on science, history and culture. We have three floors of core and traveling exhibitions, the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium, a 1928 Spillman Carousel and a Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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272 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5371
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+1 616-929-1700
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In my view this is a nice sized museum for families. It isn't so large that your are worn out when you were done. Also, it have some good interactive displays the are fun for kids and adults.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Provides well kept history and artifacts of GRR. Pleasant place to learn and spend time with the family.

Thank Iliya C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of great art, helpful staff great layout. we came for Art prize , and just happened upon this. had kids with us, they were entertained and everyone had a great time. thanks for being there!

Thank kimfht52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we try to go to this museum at least once a year. With the seasonal changing exhibits keeps the museum fresh and interesting

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our wedding weekend, my husband and I became tourists in Grand Rapids despite having lived here for decades. We chose the public museum to explore and discovered how great a place it is for adults as well as children. The exhibits are laid out...More

Thank Le_Chef_Sucre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In all honesty, we decided to check out the museum as there were Art Prize items outside and it was easy to go in and get out of the heat. Upon getting inside, we really enjoyed our visit to this museum. Our favorite area was...More

Thank dinamber
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went to the Museum to mainly see the Eclipse production on the second floor. While waiting to get in, we stopped at a free standing kioskch and anwser some quistions. I new two and Andrew new the other six.

Thank KarlCarlton
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Went with 10 year old grandson, we were there about 4 plus hours and had to leave, he was disappointed. Spent most of our time e on 3rd floor, also went to planetarium show which he loved. There are benches throughout the building for tired...More

Thank Jgharter
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Visited with 16 and 12 year old. We all enjoyed our time here! Highly Recommend this museum when you are in the G.R. area.

Thank KristineAI
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The museum has a lot of interesting exhibits. The planetarium inside the museum offers a lot of different programs. The food in the cafeteria was tasty.

Thank mariamF9798SR
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DianaUsher
16 November 2015|
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Response from GRPublicMuseum | Property representative |
Yes we will. The front desk is able to scan the tickets off your phone at our front desk.
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Lucy906
10 November 2015|
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Response from GRPublicMuseum | Property representative |
The Grand Rapids Public Museum has a parking ramp directly across from the Museum on Front Street. The parking ramp is run by the city and is $1.00 per hour of parking, with a $5.00 maximum. If you are looking for handicap... More
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dan h
4 October 2015|
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Response from GRPublicMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Dan, To visit "The Discovery of King Tut" on display through January 31, 2016, adults are $18, seniors $17, children 3-17 are $13, 2 and under are free. This pricing includes this blockbuster exhibition, admission into... More
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