History tends to repeat itself, which means there’s a good chance you’ll get run over by another war elephant. Learn from the past with this Groupon.
Summer-Fun Day Pass for Up to Five (Up to $60 Value)
- General admission (up to an $8 value each)
- Planetarium show, if available (up to a $3 value each)
- Carousel ride (a $1 value each)
Spread across three floors, museum exhibits pay homage to the history of Grand Rapids and the world at large, with a 76-foot whale skeleton, Civil War relics, and full-scale reproductions of Grand Rapids in the 1890s. Groups gaze up at constellations in the planetarium and hop on the restored 1928 Spillman carousel for a circuitous journey back in time.
Grand Rapids Public Museum
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is an invaluable, publicly-owned institution that is home to more than 250,000 unique artifacts that tell the history of Kent County and beyond, houses the only planetarium in the region, and is responsible for protecting the Norton Indian Mounds, a national historic landmark. The Grand Rapids Public Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, with its main location in downtown Grand Rapids, MI at 272 Pearl Street, NW. For additional information including hours of operation, admission fees and exhibit/event listings, please visit www.grpm.org.
272 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504