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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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Experience America's most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White House State Dinner, step inside the Oval Office, see the original Watergate burglar tools and Smithsonian-caliber changing exhibitions. President Ford and Betty B. Ford are buried on site. MORE >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Founded in 1977, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) is Michigan’s largest contemporary arts center and a dynamic laboratory for the advancement of the art of our time. Includes 197-seat film theatre offering documentary, foreign and independent films six days a week. Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Members FREE, Adults $8, Seniors and Students $6, Five and under FREE MORE >>