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Free Rides on the Carousel at Public Museum Tomorrow

FREE! FREE! FREE!

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is celebrating National Carousel Day Tuesday with FREE Carousel rides all day!

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Free or Cheap, Fun Things to do in Grand Rapids

Are you looking for fun things to do in Grand Rapids, but you're on a tight budget? Well, I have an answer. How about FREE, or at least CHEAP, fun things to do. Believe me, there are a lot, and they're right in your own back yard.

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Be a Real Sherlock Holmes at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) just announced a cool new experience opening this summer, the Puzzle Room: Quest for Conviction. The Puzzle Room will give groups one hour to search a simulation of the Museum's Archives, solving puzzles, finding clues and creating a display of evidence to achieve conviction.

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Pioneering NASA Astronaut Jack Lousma Coming to Grand Rapids

Marine Colonel (ret) Jack Lousma, legendary pioneering NASA astronaut from the 1970s and early 1980s is coming back to Grand Rapids for a very special occasion. He will be here, May 3 and 4, to honor the memory of Roger B. Chaffee 50 years after the tragic Apollo 1 fire.

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10 Things to Do this Weekend: April 14-16

It is Easter Weekend. There are a lot of Easter related activities on the calendar. Here are 10 things you can do around west Michigan this weekend -- Friday, April 14th through Sunday, April 16th, 2017...

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How You Can Spend $1,000 Around Grand Rapids

Over the next few weeks we're giving you a chance at winning $1,000 twice a day. All you have to do is enter the code word you're given here...

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10 Things to Do this Weekend: March 31-April 2

It's April Fool's Day on Saturday, but we aren't fooling...Here are 10 things you can do around West Michigan this weekend -- Friday, March 31st through Sunday, April 2nd, 2017...

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A Great Idea for Spring Break in West Michigan

Spring break for most public school kids is next week. Many will take off for a quick vacation, but many others won't. If you and your kids will be home-bound next week, you may be stumped on what to do. Can't have bored kids hanging around the house all week, so, how about this?

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Kent County Residents Getting Special Benefits at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Remember last years millage request and vote to support the Grand Rapids Public Museum and John Ball Zoo? Well, it passed with the help of loyal supporters, and now we get to reap the benefits!

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50th Anniversary of the Apollo 1 Spacecraft Commemorated With Vatican Observatory Director Coming to Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) just announced some exciting news. The Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno is coming to Grand Rapids for a  presentation of “Discarded Worlds, Astronomical Ideas that were Almost Correct" on Saturday, February 11 at 11 a.m. Tickets are on sale now!

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Grand Rapids Public Museum ‘Beer Explorers’ Classes Pairs Founders and Robinette’s Doughnuts [VIDEO]

Home to award-winning breweries and voted "Best Beer Scene" in the USA, Grand Rapids has a lot going for it in the craft beer department.

Craft beer lovers here in Beer City USA also have have the opportunity to learn more about the science and history beer at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

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Lots of fun in Grand Rapids for the Kids and Family During Christmas Break

Are you looking for things for the family to do over Christmas break? This might be your answer. How about a Snowflake Break?

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is once again hosting family-friendly fun over this year’s holiday break! Now through January 3, the GRPM will celebrate Snowflake Break with additional hands on activities, all included with admission.

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