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Grand Rapids Children's Museum

11 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3218
+1 616-235-4726
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LOVE the Dinosaur Exhibit!!

Visited the Museum with my family of four (sons aged 3 and 1). I consider this a MUST SEE if you... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
Saint Ignace, Michigan
Best for kids ages 2-8

My children are 10 and 11 but we've been to other children's museums that they've enjoyed so we... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
United States
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Children direct their own learning at this hands-on museum with both permanent and changing exhibits, where they play with slippery bubbles, study a live beehive, learn the magic of mirrors and more.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3218
+1 616-235-4726
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Visited the Museum with my family of four (sons aged 3 and 1). I consider this a MUST SEE if you are in the area. My three year old couldn't get enough of the Dinosaur Exhibit (the reason we came here and it did not...More

Thank captainshark32
Reviewed June 30, 2017

My children are 10 and 11 but we've been to other children's museums that they've enjoyed so we thought we would try this one. I would not recommend this museum for children older than 8. My kids were not impressed because all of it was...More

1  Thank NicoleMJR
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

We took two of the grandkids, 4 and 8 on a Saturday afternoon. There was a lot to do and pretty much everything was hands on. Both kids had fun but the 4 year old definitely had the most fun of the two. I would...More

Thank PapaBaar
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Creative activities for younger children sure to entertain them on a rainy day. Well kept ( As well as it can with many kids playing on with it ) and full of friendly faces.

Thank Casey H
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I took my 1 year old daughter here and I felt like most of the activities upstairs were a little too old for her but she still really enjoyed the downstairs, especially the grocery store. However, the museum was very messy. I did see one...More

Thank sheljowo
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

This place was quite amazing. There was so much to do and see. It is a very busy place on Saturdays. There is a whole little town where kids can play at the dentist office, bank, restaurant, grocery store, & automotive shop. Hours of fun...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

My son and I went here during his spring break. It was PACKED but a lot of fun! They are currently having a dinosaur exhibit that he just loved. There were so many people we simply couldn't see everything but his favorite things were the...More

Thank CarrieAnneSutton
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My husband and I took our 4 year old granddaughter to this stimulating museum for the afternoon and she played without stopping until it was time to leave. This place is clean, well organized and has a wide variety of activities for children from preschool...More

Thank Char G
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely terrific museum. Spent 2-3 hours with a 21 month old. Bring snack and water you will need it. It gets hot and dry there with many kids. Many stations kids can find a station free to use and parents generally very attentive to make...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Wonderful place for children of all ages to play and learn. Great place for using their imagination in a safe environment.

Thank SharBear2014
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Mon-Sat 9:30-5 Sun noon-5 Price ranges from free(infant) -$8.50(adults)