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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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Always a fun place for children under 12.

This museum has ongoing and changing areas so you can repeat going with the same children. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Variety of fun for children

This is a great indoor play spot for kids, especially on a chilly day! There are two floors full of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • 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

This museum has ongoing and changing areas so you can repeat going with the same children. There are things to do and places to play for children with all kinds of interests. Excellent place to take your family.

Thank 540gm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great indoor play spot for kids, especially on a chilly day! There are two floors full of lots of things for children to do, keeping them entertained for hours. My daughter loves it here and finds the bubble making station to be...More

Thank Ruatha24
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have taken our grandkids here quite a few times over the last few years. Always interesting and fun

Thank suzannesL4093UW
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a fantastic place to spend a couple hours in downtown Grand Rapids on the cheap. Our 3YO had a blast playing banker, grocer, fireman, etc. Plenty of activities and space even though there were a ton of kids there.

Thank dcash96
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We needed a place to go run off some energy and we did just that. I don’t know how this place stays so clean with hundreds of kids running through it daily but they do. It’s nice to that every so often they change some...More

Thank Willits13
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a terrific two-story facility with all kinds of fun and educational things to see and do. It's especially great when the weather is icky, but there's no bad time to visit. You and your kids will enjoy it the most by exploring and...More

1  Thank LarrynLisaB
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have been several times with my niece and nephew or with friends and their kids. This place is usually pretty busy. There are 2 floors filled with fun things for kids of all ages to do. It's not so much baby friendly, best for...More

1  Thank psautea
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had fun at the GR Children's Museum. It consists of two floors and a retail store. It was crowded and there were items from the exhibits everywhere. The bubble section was the most fun!

Thank Gomez1000
Reviewed 9 August 2017 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

Thank roadtripper007Usa
Reviewed 13 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
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ashlee t
26 August 2016|
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Response from Allie F | Reviewed this property |
Mon-Sat 9:30-5 Sun noon-5 Price ranges from free(infant) -$8.50(adults)