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 9:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 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

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  • Forrest

    Check out the planetarium.

    Forrest · 2 weeks ago
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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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