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Grand Rapids Public Museum

  • 272 Pearl St. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Neighborhood:Downtown
  • (616) 929-1700
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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.

  • Local Gems

    A treasured community resource since 1854, the museum occupies a signature riverfront facility in the heart of downtown.

  • Art & Culture

    Downtown riverfront facility presents an ever-changing array of art and artifacts from different cultures and historical periods.

  • Family

    From animal dioramas and an antique working carousel to traveling exhibits on bugs and dinosaurs, it’s a fascinating experience for inquisitive young minds.

  • History Buff

    History exhibits include a Native American gallery and collection, a full-scale 1890s Grand Rapids streetscape, a working antique carousel and much more.

  • Knowledge Chaser

    Learn about the people and places of Grand Rapids (and beyond) through world-class exhibits on history, nature, cultural heritage and more.

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Accommodation Amenities
  • Elevator:
  • Restaurant On Site:
General Information
  • Online Gift Cards?:
  • Buy Gift Cards Online Here:: https://tickets.grpm.org/buy-gift-card
General Information
Accessibility
  • Accessible Restrooms:
  • Automatic Doors:
  • Accessible Parking:
  • Signs with Braille:
  • Getting Around: The paths through the exhibits are wide and level.

    There are elevators that provided access to each level of the venue.

    There are lowered countertops available.
  • Parking: 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.
  • Sensory: The interior spaces are very well lit.
  • Entrance: The main entrance has push-button activated powered doors, and is flush with the sidewalk.
  • Seating: Bench seating is available.
  • Restrooms: 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.
Accommodations
General
Restaurants
Accommodation Amenities
  • Elevator:
  • Restaurant On Site:
General Information
  • Online Gift Cards?:
  • Buy Gift Cards Online Here:: https://tickets.grpm.org/buy-gift-card
Accessibility
  • Accessible Restrooms:
  • Automatic Doors:
  • Accessible Parking:
  • Signs with Braille:
  • Getting Around: The paths through the exhibits are wide and level.

    There are elevators that provided access to each level of the venue.

    There are lowered countertops available.
  • Parking: 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.
  • Sensory: The interior spaces are very well lit.
  • Entrance: The main entrance has push-button activated powered doors, and is flush with the sidewalk.
  • Seating: Bench seating is available.
  • Restrooms: 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.
General Information
  • Lunch Served:
  • Reservation Link: https://www.grpm.org/admission/
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
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