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“Excellent History Lesson for All Ages!”

Gerald R. Ford Museum
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Owner description: Grand Rapids' pride in native son and 38th American President Gerald R. Ford is reflected in the museum that honors him, which transports you back to the 70s through interactive displays and holograms, including a chance to eavesdrop on an eventful day in the Oval Office.
Holt, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews
“Excellent History Lesson for All Ages!”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Gerald Ford was without doubt, an exceptional individual, husband, father, patriot, soldier and statesman. His museum is a well appointed walk through a pivotal time in our history.

Visited October 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“If you like Presidential things...”
Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

A museum for the only non-elected president, Gerald Ford. His tenure was short, but his impact during a national crisis was far reaching. He steady a nation during a chaotic time. Lots about the life of Ford growing up, his time at the White House, gifts from world leaders at the time, and famous relics from the past. If you're into presidents, you'll find it a worthwhile and interesting stop while in GR. if you're not, you'll find yourself looking at your watch.

Visited May 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Gerald R Ford-A man of character worth learning about.”
Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

A wonderful way to learn about about a time in history many never full understood. President Ford was an incredible person who makes us proud that he called Grand Rapids home.

Visited July 2013
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Kentwood
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“History of a great President”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Ford museum is a great place to explore the history and legend of President Ford. Exibits change and my favorite was the actual recreation of the Oval Office. A beutiful outdoor park with water scultures is right outside in the downtown area. Ford was a boysouct and special exhibit is there thiw winter and I am going to go back.

Visited September 2013
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“went to artprize”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

we went through the place during artprize and view the Museum at that time it was great time and a lot to see there , it is a must see

Visited September 2013
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