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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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This place is very deceiving. On there website and advertisements it shows employees working with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Good for Toddler

Nice place to spend an hour or two with a 3 year old. Downstairs was full of very realistic little... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Melissa G
Chicago, Illinois
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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 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very deceiving. On there website and advertisements it shows employees working with the kids. No such thing going on. This is just a playground. There is no learning or instruction unless guided by the parent. There is no supervision other than parents...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice place to spend an hour or two with a 3 year old. Downstairs was full of very realistic little play areas, like a gas station, bank, kitchen/restaurant and grocery store. Upstairs had some things our toddler also liked with the bubbles, blocks and musical...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I used to bring my Grandchildren here when they were younger. I highly recommend the GRCM to people with younger children. It is a hands on museum for children and the parents alike.

Thank limila
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a really nice hands on place for kids. There were a wide variety of interactive exhibits for the kids and you can spend hours here. All of the "pretend" play was very realistic. Would definitely go again.

Thank KristiEMichigan
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was the perfect place to spend a morning with my 3 and 6 year old. It's a little bit on the small side compared to many children's museums but they liked it because it wasn't overwhelming. My oldest has severe anxiety and I did...More

Thank Morgan A
Reviewed 1 July 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 1 July 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 29 June 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 21 June 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 29 April 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
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Mon-Sat 9:30-5 Sun noon-5 Price ranges from free(infant) -$8.50(adults)