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Grand Rapids Museums

Few cities the size of Grand Rapids can match the depth and breadth of our museum facilities. Downtown alone contains five museums within a few blocks of each other: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum and Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts.

Just minutes away is one of the world's Top 30 Must-See Museums: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, a breathtaking display of natural and manmade art.

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Averill Historical Museum

  • 7144 Headley St
  • Ada, MI 49301
  • Region: Nearby

Coopersville Farm Museum

  • 375 Main St.
  • Coopersville, MI 49404
  • Phone: (616) 997-8555
  • Region: Nearby

Fallasburg Historical Society

  • 13944 Covered Bridge Road
  • Lowell, MI 49331
  • Phone: (616) 897-7161
  • Region: Northeast

Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum

  • 303 Pearl St NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 254-0400
  • Region: Downtown

Experience America's most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White House State Dinner, step inside the Oval Office and see the original Watergate burglar tools. Also, Smithsonian-caliber changing exhibitions.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum

  • 101 Monroe Center NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 831-1000
  • Region: Downtown

Changing exhibitions feature local, national and international artists. The museum collection spans Renaissance to Modern Art, with particular strength in European and American 19th and 20th century painting and sculpture. The Works on Paper Study includes more than 3,500 prints, drawing, and photographs MORE >>

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

  • 11 Sheldon Ave. NE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 235-4726
  • Region: Downtown

Grand Rapids Public Museum

  • 272 Pearl St. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 456-3977
  • Region: Downtown

This museum offers world-class exhibits on history, nature, cultural heritage and more. Ride a 1928 carousel, catch a show in the planetarium or eat in the cafe overlooking the Grand River. General Admission charged. MORE >>

Lowell Area Historical Museum

  • 325 W. Main St.
  • Lowell, MI 49331
  • Phone: (616) 897-7688
  • Region: Southeast

The LAHM provides both permanent and temporary exhibits surrounding the history of the Lowell area. A beautifully decorated Victorian parlor, dining room, and porch allow the visitor to take a step back in time. MORE >>

Meyer May House

  • 450 Madison Ave. SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 246-4821
  • Region: Downtown

Today, as a meticulous restoration complete with original furnishings and faithfully executed reproductions, the Meyer May house provides the rare opportunity to experience a Prairie house exactly as Frank Lloyd Wright intended. Presented by Steelcase Inc. Visit the Meyer May House at 450 Madison Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Free Admission. Open Tuesdays & Thursday, 10-2pm and Sundays, 1-5pm. Last tour starts 1 hour prior to close. Call 616-246-4821 for more information MORE >>

Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium at Grand Rapids Public Museum

  • 272 Pearl St. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 456-3663
  • Region: Downtown

Presenting spectacular and educational multi-media sky shows and laser light shows for all ages in its Digistar theater. Shows change several times a year. Admission charged. MORE >>

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

  • 2 West Fulton
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 454-7000
  • Region: Downtown
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