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Apollo Space Capsule

  • North side of Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • 272 Pearl St. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Neighborhood:Downtown
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This Apollo Command Module (No. SN BP-1227) contains memorabilia such as newspapers, photos, letters, a pacemaker, skateboard, and Grand Rapids made furniture, collected by high school students. The memorabilia reflects life in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at the time of the city's Sesquicentennial and the nation's Bicentennial.

The module is on loan from the National Air and Space Museum to the people of Grand Rapids and is to be opened July 4th, 2076 during out country's Tricentennial.

Accommodations
General
Accommodation Amenities
  • Elevator:
  • Restaurant On Site:
General Information
  • Minutes to Airport: 20
Accommodations
General
Accommodation Amenities
  • Elevator:
  • Restaurant On Site:
General Information
  • Minutes to Airport: 20
Accessibility
  • ADA Compliant:
  • Accessible Restrooms:
  • ADA Doors:
  • Accessible Parking:
  • Lower Counter:
  • Signs with Braille:
  • Getting Around the Venue: The main entrance has push-button activated powered doors, and is flush with the sidewalk. There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms available with accessible stalls on each level of the venue. The restrooms on the first floor have push-button activated powered doors. The paths through the exhibits are wide and level. There are elevators that provided access to each level of the venue. The interior spaces are very well lit. Bench seating is available. There are lowered countertops available.
  • Accessible Parking Options: Grand Rapids Public Museum Parking Ramp at 59 Front Avenue NW. — 0.1 miles from the venue. Limited handicap parking is available outside the Museum main entrance, under the overhang — 0.0 miles from the venue.
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7750
  • Reception Capacity 2000
  • Theatre Capacity 255
  • AudioVisual Services Yes
  • Auditorium Yes
  • Auditorium Seating 280
  • Concurrent Meeting Rooms 5
  • Conference Capacity 35
  • Wedding Indoor Receptions Yes
  • Wedding Ceremonies Yes
  • Banquet Capacity 550
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Booths 90
  • Classroom Capacity 50
First Floor
  • Banquet Capacity: 275
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Whole Building
  • Banquet Capacity: 550
  • Reception Capacity: 1000
Overlook Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Cafe
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 100
First and Second Floor
  • Banquet Capacity: 375
  • Reception Capacity: 550
First and Second Floor
  • Banquet Capacity: 375
  • Reception Capacity: 550