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The Grand Rapids Public Museum is a place of never-ending inspiration and discovery, with a focus on science, history and culture. We have three floors of core and traveling exhibitions, the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium, a 1928 Spillman Carousel and...more
All reviews king tut carousel ride whale skeleton merry go round printing press three floors all ages traveling exhibits third floor little bit of everything great exhibits something for everyone changing exhibits family membership special exhibit across the street kids and adults
We visited to see the special Dinosaur exhibit. The extra cost to get into the special event was not worth it. We were disappointed. The overall museum was well worth the cost I just wouldn't have added on the special exhibit.
Brought my 11yr old grandson to museum...we had so much fun. Both Dinosar and Toy exhibit have some hands on. We had do much fun playing the old pinball and video games....bring lots of quarters. Plus if you live in Kent county discount admission and...More
Visited with the kids (7 and 11) without much knowledge of museum. The kids are museum fanatics and the public museum did not disappoint! We were there for 4 hours including a planetarium show and did not see it all before we had to leave...More
We have a family membership to the GRPM and visit often. Temporary exhibits can be a bit hit-or-miss, but often they are quite good. Our kids love going. It’s a quirky little place, but that’s one of the things they like about it. They always...More
I currently have a membership at the GRPM. I usually go to attend the shows in the planetarium. However my children age 9 and 13 have already outgrown this Museum. It seems to appeal more to younger children or perhaps adults. There is currently a...More
The museum is big, so give yourself time. You will need an afternoon for sure. They also have a planetarium, so check show times for that. That is not included in the admission, neither are the "special" exhibits that they highlight from time to time,...More