Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Museum and Office
272 Pearl St NW (at Front Ave NW), Grand Rapids, MI 49504, United States
Hours:
Closed until Noon Sunday (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed–Fri
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • Midnight–5:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free

We celebrate the cultural and natural history of West Michigan through entertainment and education with engaging exhibits and special programs

9.1/10

Based on 218 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Samurai D.
    No strollers allowed in Titanic exhibit.(5 Tips)
    Amy P.
    Other than The BOB, we are one of the largest ArtPrize venues.(4 Tips)
    Amy P.
    Check out one of the holiday shows in the planetarium!(4 Tips)
    Amy P.
    Check out Bodies Revealed and then enjoy a FREE carousel ride!(3 Tips)
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  • Jackie S.

    Come ride the carousel

    Jackie Smith · 1 week ago
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  • Jackie S.

    The new King Tut exhibit is soooooo cool !!!

    Jackie Smith · 1 week ago
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  • Forrest

    Check out the planetarium.

    Forrest · April 3
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  • Alex L.

    Bring your student ID! Cheaper rates.

    Alex Lee · March 2
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  • Clara L.

    Come an hour before closing and you can get half off admission plus free carasouel ride!

    Clara Lu · August 21, 2014
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  • Amanda

    I enjoyed learning about the Indians.

    Amanda · April 16, 2014
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  • KJ C.

    The new planetarium is AMAZING!!!

    KJ Cott · March 15, 2014
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  • Andrew V.

    Fun and interesting. The girl at the ticket counter was rude, but once inside, we had a great time.

    Andrew Versalle · September 7, 2013
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  • Daniel S.

    Amazing Titanic exhibit!

    Daniel Shangkuan · August 29, 2013
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  • Steve F.

    Titanic Exhibit!

    Steve Frazier · July 18, 2013
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  • Patrick C.

    Awesome Titanic exhibit. Really intense with the artifacts.

    Patrick Callahan · June 15, 2013
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  • Todd B.

    Great place to pass time and see some cool things!

    Todd Birman · May 26, 2013
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  • Alice K.

    Titanic exibit was amazing

    Alice Kolarik · April 2, 2013
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  • Pamela H.

    Titanic exhibit

    Pamela Holmes · February 15, 2013
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  • Lisa Rose S.

    Membership benefits now include reciprocal membership to Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry, Field Museum & The Adler Planetarium. Great deal for families. FTW

    Lisa Rose Starner · December 29, 2012
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  • Erin B.

    Beautiful place to visit!! Love how they decorate for the Christmas Holidays!! :o)

    Erin Bursley · November 14, 2012
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  • Matt S.

    Must see ArtPrize 2012 Venue! Read more

    Matt S. · September 11, 2012
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  • WZZM 13 News

    WZZM 13's Aaron Ofseyer gets his game on at the Public Museum. Watch the video of it below. -Jessica Read more

    WZZM 13 News · June 4, 2012
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  • Mandi H.

    Mars is awesome

    Mandi H · March 31, 2012
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  • Amy P.

    When you come for a visit in the summer, wear a sweater (it gets extremely chilly with the AC on)!

    Amy Page · March 18, 2012
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  • Amy P.

    Other than The BOB, we are one of the largest ArtPrize venues. Come check out our gallery!

    Amy Page · October 4, 2011
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  • Diana L.

    Art Prize baby

    Diana L. · September 20, 2011
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  • Patrick I.

    Bodies exhibit is a must see!

    Patrick Irish · April 22, 2011
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  • Tunga K.

    See if you can locate the racoon in the Dunes exhibit. Tip: you may gave to take a couple steps back to see it.

    Tunga Kiyak · March 12, 2011
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  • Micki M.

    Ride the carousel

    Micki Maynard · February 27, 2011
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  • Christine S.

    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

    Christine Schwerin · January 31, 2011
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  • Meegan H.

    Check out the GR Press story & video about the museum's ArtPrize participation: http://bit.ly/bmZFn7

    Meegan Holland · September 21, 2010
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  • Chris W.

    I hear the furniture exhibit is good. How can a props person not want to see this?

    Chris Wych · August 13, 2010
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  • Steve Z.

    Every Tuesday night from 7-10PM in the winter there is dancing. Swing dancing and it is awesome.

    Steve Zaagman · January 24, 2010
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  • Samuel O.

    Go swing dancing every Tuesday at 7pm Read more

    Samuel Oltz · January 8, 2010
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