Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Attractions in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Amusements

  • Grand Rapids Children's Museum
    11 Sheldon Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Downtown
    616-235-4726, Children of all ages will enjoy the hands-on exhibits that encourage self-exploration and inspire learning at this museum. The museum is closed on Monday. more info  map

  • IMAX Theatre
    2121 Celebration Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    616-530-SHOW, Enjoy an intense cinematic experience during the IMAX's large format film presentation at this theatre. more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Heritage Hills Historic District
    126 College Avenue Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Five Blocks East of Downtown
    616-459-8950, One of the largest urban historic districts in the USA, this district features over 1300 homes that date from 1848 and later. Over 60 different architectural styles are... more info  map

  • Meyer May House
    450 Madison Avenue Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    616-246-4821, This Prairie-style design masterpiece is one of the most completely restored Frank Lloyd Wright houses in existence. more info  map

  • Voigt House Victorian Museum
    115 College Avenue Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Historic Heritage Hill District
    616-456-4600, Perfectly preserved, this Victorian mansion contains original furnishings plus offers seasonal programs on life in Grand Rapids during the Victorian era. They are open... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Gerald R. Ford Museum
    303 Pearl Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    616-451-9263, One of America's most entertaining presidential museums features a replica of the Oval Office and houses the original Watergate burglar tools. A number of temporary... more info  map

  • Grand Rapids Art Museum
    155 North Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Downtown, Corner of Division and Pearl Street
    616-831-1001, A number of national caliber exhibits and regionally distinctive exhibits are housed at this museum. In addition, they have a collection that spans from the Renaissance... more info  map

  • Grand Rapids Art Museum
    101 Monroe Center Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    616-831-1000, Experience the world-class architecture, dynamic temporary exhibitions, and the stunning treasures of their permanent collection with your friends, family, colleagues,... more info  map

  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
    41 Sheldon Boulevard Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Downtown
    616-454-7000, The largest multidisciplinary contemporary arts center in West Michigan, this institute features a variety of programs including visual arts, performance art, music,... more info  map

  • Van Andel Museum Center
    272 Pearl Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    616-456-3977, This museum features world-class exhibits on history, nature, science, Native Americans, 19th century Grand Rapids, and regional cultural heritage. There is also a... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Blandford Nature Center
    1715 Hillburn Avenue Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    616-453-6192, A variety of woods, ponds, and streams are located in this nature center as well as animal exhibits and nature trails. Seasonal programs available here include pioneer... more info  map

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
    1000 East Beltline Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    616-974-5259, This 125-acre botanic garden and sculpture park is Michigan's second-largest cultural destination with the state's largest tropical conservatory and the Midwest's most... more info  map

  • John Ball Zoological Garden
    1300 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    616-336-4301, Located in a beautiful 110 acre park, this zoo contains over 1,000 animals as well as an aquarium, a children's zoo, an African area, and a chimpanzee exhibit. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium
    272 Pearl Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    616-456-DOME, Enjoy spectacular educational sky shows at this planetarium that also features laser light shows set to popular music and a state-of-the-art Digistar theater. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Cityscape Adventures
    7215 Thorncrest Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    Located Downtown
    616-862-5812, Grand Rapids guided tours and group activities. Explore Grand Rapids with Cityscape Adventures, they offer something for everyone - from food tasting, virtual ghost... more info  map

  

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