Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Public Museum

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  • Patrick C.
    "Awesome Titanic exhibit."(4 Tips)
    Matt S.
    "Must see ArtPrize 2012 Venue!"(3 Tips)
    KJ C.
    "The new planetarium is AMAZING!!!"(3 Tips)
    Jake W.
    "Favorite parts are the streets of old Grand Rapids and the carousel."(3 Tips)
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  • Christine S.
    Christine SchwerinJanuary 31, 2011
    The animal habitat exhibit is really well done. There's a "marsh water droplet" magnified so you can see what might be in one drop of marsh water. That could be a commercial for those purified water k
  • Lisa Rose S.
    Lisa Rose StarnerDecember 29, 2012
    Membership benefits now include reciprocal membership to Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry, Field Museum & The Adler Planetarium. Great deal for families. FTW
  • Mary M.
    Mary MottaAugust 3, 2015
    while I normally enjoy museums, I was a little bored here. my dad, however, enjoyed it. I was a bit shocked at the price of tickets.
  • Jake W.
    Really fun museum, especially for kids. Favorite parts are the streets of old Grand Rapids and the carousel.
  • Katy
    KatyJanuary 20
    Memberships have great benefits including a shorter line for free/reduced admission and 10% off in the gift shop!
  • Andrew V.
    Andrew VersalleSeptember 7, 2013
    Fun and interesting. The girl at the ticket counter was rude, but once inside, we had a great time.
  • Amy P.
    Amy PageMarch 18, 2012
    When you come for a visit in the summer, wear a sweater (it gets extremely chilly with the AC on)!
  • Tunga K.
    Tunga KiyakMarch 12, 2011
    See if you can locate the racoon in the Dunes exhibit. Tip: you may gave to take a couple steps back to see it.
  • Destiny T.
    Destiny TeeterSeptember 17, 2015
    I'm not much of a museum person, but I really did enjoy this one! Very interactive - top floor is the best.
  • Steve Z.
    Steve ZaagmanJanuary 24, 2010
    Every Tuesday night from 7-10PM in the winter there is dancing. Swing dancing and it is awesome.
  • Clara L.
    Clara LuAugust 21, 2014
    Come an hour before closing and you can get half off admission plus free carasouel ride!
  • Alex L.
    Alex LeeMarch 2, 2015
    Bring your student ID! Cheaper rates.
  • Amy P.
    Amy PageOctober 4, 2011
    Other than The BOB, we are one of the largest ArtPrize venues. Come check out our gallery!
  • Meegan H.
    Meegan HollandSeptember 21, 2010
    Check out the GR Press story & video about the museum's ArtPrize participation: http://bit.ly/bmZFn7
  • WZZM 13 News
    WZZM 13 NewsJune 4, 2012
    WZZM 13's Aaron Ofseyer gets his game on at the Public Museum. Watch the video of it below. -Jessica Read more
  • Erin B.
    Erin BursleyNovember 14, 2012
    Beautiful place to visit!! Love how they decorate for the Christmas Holidays!! :o)
  • Katy
    KatyJanuary 28
    Get a membership, it's definitely worth it!
  • Chris W.
    Chris WychAugust 13, 2010
    I hear the furniture exhibit is good. How can a props person not want to see this?
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie SmithMay 30, 2015
    The cafe here has THE BEST brownies !!
  • Patrick C.
    Patrick CallahanJune 15, 2013
    Awesome Titanic exhibit. Really intense with the artifacts.
  • KJ C.
    KJ CottMarch 15, 2014
    The new planetarium is AMAZING!!!
  • Todd B.
    Todd BirmanMay 26, 2013
    Great place to pass time and see some cool things!
  • Alice K.
    Alice KolarikApril 2, 2013
    Titanic exibit was amazing
  • MK
    MKDecember 24, 2015
    King Tut exhibit, must see
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie SmithMay 16, 2015
    The new King Tut exhibit is soooooo cool !!!
  • Samuel O.
    Samuel OltzJanuary 8, 2010
    Go swing dancing every Tuesday at 7pm Read more
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie SmithMay 16, 2015
    Come ride the carousel
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel ShangkuanAugust 29, 2013
    Amazing Titanic exhibit!
  • Matt S.
    Matt S.September 11, 2012
    Must see ArtPrize 2012 Venue! Read more
  • Amanda
    AmandaApril 16, 2014
    I enjoyed learning about the Indians.
  • Patrick I.
    Patrick IrishApril 22, 2011
    Bodies exhibit is a must see!
  • Forrest
    ForrestApril 3, 2015
    Check out the planetarium.
  • Steve F.
    Steve FrazierJuly 18, 2013
    Titanic Exhibit!
  • Pamela H.
    Pamela HolmesFebruary 15, 2013
    Titanic exhibit
  • Mandi H.
    Mandi HMarch 31, 2012
    Mars is awesome
  • Micki M.
    Micki MaynardFebruary 27, 2011
    Ride the carousel
  • Diana L.
    Diana L.September 20, 2011
    Art Prize baby
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