Museum boasts new free exhibits for summer fun

Have you ever wanted to touch the real fossilized bones or the teeth of these long-extinct creature?

Places to get creative

Soon the kids will be out of school and the halls will reverberate with echos of "I'm bored" and "What are we going to do today?"

Air Zoo to offer rides on historic transport plane

Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary experience this Memorial Day weekend? Take a ride on "Hairless Joe," a C-47 transport plane that moved thousands of allied troops during WWII. 

9 Lake Michigan lighthouses to visit in 2023

We have within a few hours’ drive of Grand Rapids some of the most unique scenery on the planet.

Program offers insight on upcoming solar eclipse

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association will host a special presentation on the upcoming 2024 total solar eclipse.

Fashion statement

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University will partner in presenting a fashion show and...

Program sheds new light on ‘Mounds’

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is home to more than 250,000 artifacts that tell the unique history of Kent County. It is also responsible for protecting the site known as the Norton Mounds...

Butterflies to ‘bloom’ soon at Meijer Gardens

Butterflies will soon be “blooming” at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids.

Children’s museum closes, prepares for grand opening of new exhibits

Two new exhibits are coming to the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum this fall. 

GRPM and John Ball Zoo partner for one-month member reciprocal

Two main Grand Rapids destinations are joining forces to offer free admission for members in September.

Museum debuts ‘City Journeys’

The Muskegon Museum of Art is opening a new exhibition next month featuring the large-scale paintings of Bruce McCombs.

Museum to host new nature programming

A local museum will offer three programs in August exploring nature and art through child-friendly activities. 

Pterosaurs take flight in GR

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s interactive pterosaur exhibit is closing this September. 

Holland Museum exhibit pays tribute to local mail

A new exhibit will display the rich history of Holland’s first post office. 

Zoo introduces Norman the pileated woodpecker

John Ball Zoo’s new arrival is a rescue, and his job is to help educate visitors on his species and its history. 

Children’s Museum celebrates 25 years

A local museum is having a birthday party, and everyone is invited to join for a day of free activities. 

Museum to host Day of the Dead exhibit

A local museum is presenting an exhibition on the Day of the Dead this fall. 

Zoo welcomes new calf for Cow Appreciation Day

John Ball Zoo added a new member to its petting zoo, a miniature calf. 

Ivy House to host grand opening

A garden-themed event venue in Saugatuck will commemorate its grand opening.

Orchestra to perform at Gilmore Car Museum

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra will make an appearance at the Gilmore Car Museum for an evening of classical music featuring a guest soprano. 

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