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The Might Wurlitzer Organ Roars Into Action April 16 and 17 at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) 2015 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series continues on April 16 & 17 with performances by David Russell featuring songs from  George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, and Irving Berlin.

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King Tut Exhibition at Grand Rapids Public Museum Tickets on Sale Today

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (announced tickets to the anticipated exhibition, The Discovery of King Tut, will go on sale to the general public on today, March 30.

Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypy in 1922.

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Not Going Away for Spring Break? Plenty of Fun to be Found at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Not everyone goes away to a tropical climate for spring break. Many, many people and families stay home, with mom and dad hoping to find activities for the kids to occupy their time.

Here's an idea: Spend your spring break at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

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New Light Show Debuts at Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium on April 3

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced the opening of a brand new, original production at the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium titled Dark Side: The Light Show.

This all new light show will open in the recently-renovated Chaffee Planetarium on Friday, April 3.

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Mark Herman Plays Jerry Herman Songs for Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s 2015 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series kicks off on March 5 & 6 with performances by organist Mark Herman as he plays songs from composer Jerry Herman.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum Welcoming New Exhibition ‘American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition’

'American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition' will open at Grand Rapids Public Museum on September 26, 2015.

'American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition' explores bootlegging, organized crime and more.

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Avast Matey! How Would you Like to Make a Pirate Commercial? Arrrgh.

Think you'd like to make a TV commercial?

Get your cameras ready. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that it’s now accepting entries for their Pirate Parody Commercial Contest. The contest is open now through February 9, 2015.

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Ethnic Heritage Festival at Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 7

The annual Ethnic Heritage Festival is a day-long celebration of music, dance, crafts and food representing the various ethnic groups that call West Michigan home.

The Ethnic Heritage Festival will be celebrated at Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 7 at 10:00 a.m.

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100.5 The River’s Top Topics for 2014

It never hurts to take a look back, right?

Check out 100.5 The River's top topics for 2014.

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‘The Discovery of King Tut’ Exhibition Coming to Grand Rapids Public Museum in 2015

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced today that "The Discovery of King Tut" will make its Great Lakes debut at the museum on May 16, 2015.

Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun in 1922.

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Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Museum
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Grand Rapids Public Museum Bringing New Holiday Show to Planetarium

Technology and traditional holiday music collide at the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium as Grand Rapids Public Museum celebrates with a brand new holiday show, Let it Snow beginning Friday, November 28.

The show will feature holiday music and visually enhanced animation.

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Ahoy, Mate, Pirates are Landing at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Pirates are coming! The Pirates are coming!  Really! On Saturday, October 18, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will welcome Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship. It's an exhibition of the story of Whydah, the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in U.S. waters off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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