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Grand Rapids Art Museum

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Address: 101 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone Number: 616-831-1000
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Need a fun place to go with the kids?

We had a fun visit to this museum in downtown Grand Rapids- it is right on the river and FULL of fun stuff for the kids. A great value and I heard King Tut is coming! I'll be back-

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had a fun visit to this museum in downtown Grand Rapids- it is right on the river and FULL of fun stuff for the kids. A great value and I heard King Tut is coming! I'll be back-

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This place was absolutely amazing and right within the heart of grand rapids ;) The art was interesting, intriguing, and really worth checking out.

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Alexandria, VA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My kids and I first visited the art museum on a Tuesday, when entry is free. We enjoyed ourselves so thoroughly that we became members to be able to participate in all of their wonderful programs. There is something for everyone, including kids, just make sure that you check their calendar for the different events. Another plus is that they... More 

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west michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The GRAM is a venue for Artprize so it is free to visit during Artprize. Not so exciting at other times.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great Place to Go for a day to contemplate Design and Space. I was really into the Annie Albers' prints that I saw there. Also the Constellation Garden out side is great to walk around even when it isn't covered in ice in the winter.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a first class museum. They are always changing the venues to keep it interesting. You will find it easy to get around in a pleasant atmosphere. It is located perfectly in the center of Downtown Grand Rapids.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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29 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A building with a spacious sense, the Art Center was an excellent way to spend 3 hours. The Edward Burtynsky exhibit, especially, was a startling collection of large-scale photographs highlighting our association with nature. Particularly captivating were spectacular shots of India pit wells, various river deltas, and American desert-city areas. The photographs have a sense of lament, and a call... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

visited during the marks of genius exhibition featuring a diverse collection of some of the masters I had never seen. Will definitely return.

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Lansing, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Wife and I came to Grand Rapids for a week day afternoon and made the GRAM a part of that visit. They had just opened some new exhibits, but it was my first time in a while so I really couldn't say what was new and what wasn't to the collection. There are some big names represented and some great... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I took my sons there to experience the Art Prize winning entry "Intersections". We ended up thoroughly enjoying the entire museum. It's hard to call it a museum when it is alive and engaging and purposeful. My sons really enjoyed the Drawing Studio, and Saturday is particularly good for families, with programs.

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