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Grand Rapids Public Museum

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

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.

Local Gems

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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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.

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  • Minutes to Airport: 20
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  • Largest Room 5000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7750
  • Reception Capacity 1200
  • Theatre Capacity 250
  • AudioVisual Services Yes
  • Auditorium Yes
  • Auditorium Seating 280
  • Concurrent Meeting Rooms 5
  • Conference Capacity 35
  • Banquet Capacity 275
  • 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
Executive Boardroom
  • Banquet Capacity: 36
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Cafe
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Apr 26, 2017

Hope Network Bridge Walk for Autism & Free Sensory-Friendly Museum Night

  • Times:  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Host:   Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • Location:  Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 248-5205
  • Category:  Children's Activities
  • Admission:  Free
Apr 26 - Jul 9, 2017

Creatures of Light

  • Next Occurrence Apr 26, 2017
  • Recurrence:  Recurring daily
  • Times:  See website for times.
  • Host:   Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • Location:  Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  616-929-1700
  • Category:  Exhibitions
  • Admission:  See webstite for details.
Apr 26, 2017

Egypt: Be Curious

  • Next Occurrence Apr 26, 2017
  • Recurrence:  Recurring daily
  • Times:  See website for times
  • Location:  Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 929-1700
  • Category:  Cultural Events
  • Admission:  See website for details
Apr 26, 2017

Grand Fish, Grand River

  • Next Occurrence Apr 26, 2017
  • Recurrence:  Recurring daily
  • Times:  See website for times.
  • Location:  Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 929-1700
  • Category:  Exhibitions
May 27 - Aug 6, 2017

Mindbender Mansion

  • Next Occurrence May 27, 2017
  • Recurrence:  Recurring daily
  • Times:  See website for times.
  • Host:   Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • Location:  Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  616-929-1700
  • Category:  Exhibitions
  • Admission:  See webstite for details.

Science Tuesdays at the Museum - May is the month of Spring!

  • Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 929-1700
  • Price Per Person: Free with Admission
  • Date: May 2, 2017
  • May 27, 2017
  • Time: 10 - 4 PM
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Yoga Under the Whale

  • Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 929-1700
  • Price Per Person: Free with Admission
  • Date: May 2, 2017
  • May 27, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 - 7:45 PM
  • Classes: Yes
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2017

Grand Rapids Public Museum 2017

  • Price:  Included when you show your 2017 Culture Pass
  • Free planetarium show with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Offer valid for 2 people per…
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